No, not the book Jane Austen never got to write but close. This is the story of the nice little piece of, yet unfinished, embroidery above. If you follow me on Instagram (and why wouldn’t you: @kenguroo) You have seen it in progress and may have recognized the design from different places (like the very last post before my long hiatus for example) but here is the full history: If you are an artist or a craftsman /woman, you know what I’m talking about. You have an idea. Its g
is the name of the design of the fabric I bought from the wonderful Skinny Laminx. It came in so wonderfully wrapped that I had a hard time opening it. Im going to make curtains out of it. Never made curtains before but how hard can it be right? …right? #birds #fabric #scandinavian #textiledesign
If you know me, you know that when it comes to design, my favorite things are: Mid-Century Modern, textile, Scandinavia and birds. So when I find on ebay such a perfect combination of all four naturally I have to buy it. Look at these lovely 2.5 yards of fabric!
Its by Stobo of Sweden, around 1955, very rare and in perfect never-been-used condition. Not sure what I will do with it yet but I think its absolutely fabulous. I stretched it on my couch this morning and my usual mo