I’ve been obsessed with bumblebees lately. OBSESSED. Ever since reading A Sting in the Tale, I’ve been boring anyone who’ll listen with facts. Like, did you know they sense the length of time that’s passed since another bee visited a particular flower and only visit it if it will have had time to refill with … More Inspiration: Bumblebees
Sashiko embroidery is the coolest, right? I’ve experimented with it a little bit lately, most recently as a way of hand quilting. It’s a versatile technique, with neat patterns of stitches looking as beautiful and distinctive and freestyle the more homespun. I love the idea of sashiko-embroidered clothes as well, harking back to its roots … More Inspiration: Sashiko
I’m working on a little sewing project for a friend. How beautiful and creative are these images??
I’ve been feeling the creative urge a lot lately, but Higuchi’s work has been a recurrent source of inspiration. The confident use of embroidery is so beautiful and original. Checkout her website or her beautiful Pinterest boards.
It’s the time of year that I would normally buy myself a few new items of clothing to brighten up my work wardrobe (the new year and hot weather being the main motivations / excuses). But this year, shopping is happening a little more slowly and thoughtfully. Good. I’ve sewn some of my clothes since … More Make: a simple pencil skirt