Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Inspired by my home town...

Recently I was asked to make some brooches with a 'Margate' theme. It sparked a whole host of ideas all based around my home town, hence my lack of blogging over the last few weeks as I've been busy creating.
A cushion with a bit of machine and hand quilting and I was able to use some jelly roll strips I'd been saving for the right project. The centre 'Margate' panel was hand stamped just like the Love Is The Drug block I made. This is it before quilting, a simple construction around the centre panel.

I used the same alpha stamps to make some hand painted and stamped cards.
And finally a small selection of the fabric and felt brooches.
......you've got to have ice cream at the seaside - right?


5 comments:

Sian said...

Amanda, it's all beautiful! The brooches I love especially - they're definitely the kind of thing I'd buy as a souvenir, what could be nicer?

favouriteworkofart said...

Oh, Mand, these are fabulous! Love the cushions - fab colours! And the brooches - swoon - love them!

Alana said...

Your brooches are fantastic, really pretty and unique. What lovely souveniers they would be:)

alexa said...

Just super, Amanda! I hope these sell really well for you - MUCH more attractive than usual souvenirs from the seaside!

Dinki Dots said...

Gorgeous makes!
Maria x