Archive | December, 2014

Christmas Clutch

31 Dec

My fourth Christmas gift is this clutch I made for my friend Simona. It wasn’t an easy task and it took me quite a while to finish it.

For the first time I used a magnetic snap but that was easier than I expected. I also added this big fuchsia button for an extra accent.

Clutch

Clutch

Detail, inside

Detail, inside

Christmas Westies

30 Dec

The Christmas gift parade continues with these two plushes I made for my friends’ sons: the grey one, with button eyes, is for Paola‘s son Pietro, who is grown-up enough for not eating its eyes; while the white one is for another friend’s son, who is famous for eating… well, anything! In this case I opted for felted stitched eyes because I didn’t want to be held responsible for any accident!…. you never know!

Westies!

Westies!

The White Westie with black felted eyes

The White Westie with black felted eyes

The Grey Westie with blue button eyes for Pietro

The Grey Westie with blue button eyes for Pietro

Christmas gift #1

29 Dec

I haven’t updated this blog recently because I’ve been busy with Christmas gifts and I couldn’t upload their photos *before* the very day, but now that all the presents are in the hands of their recipients I can finally do so.

Here is the first one I made: an earrings organizer for my friend Paola. I painted a picture frame and added some lace strings and a little ribbon rosebud on top. I also added some nylon fish wire at the top of the laces for extra support.

I really like how it came out, and I hope she likes it too. 🙂

Shabby chic earrings organizer

Shabby chic earrings organizer

 

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