Friday, July 31, 2009

Happy Birthday!!!

It's my birthday today! Another year has gone by... so quietly and so fast... Yet, I am not sad. It has been a wonderful year, and I wish this one to be even better.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Friday, July 24, 2009

A rapsody in purple

Here it rapsody in purple. One of the organza fabrics was put to a good use. I made a kaftan-like overdress and a lilac tube dress decorated with a belt. I think it would be an excellent choice for the fall trip to Tunisia.

I also used my newest necklace for this photo shoot, but I'll leave that for another post.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Pink bliss pendant

I immensely enjoyed the time spent making this pendant and I love how it turned out. While making my fabric brooches and pendants I always say that it's the same as with the box of chocolates (you surely know the saying) - I never know what it would grow into in the end. Of course I work with a draft drawing - but I love experimenting and usually the draft is just a starting point.

However, this little beauty has found a new home.

Bring a lot of bliss to your new owner.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Lacey checkered blouse

Yesterday I finally decided what lace was most suitable for this blouse and sewed it as an embelishment to it. I think I chose right. The lace is perfect.
White, a bit thick, cotton lace elaborated in great detail.

So, romantic... so vintage....

Thursday, July 9, 2009

A touch of organza

What is with this diaphanous, ethereal and dazzling fabric that makes me think of the sun-baked Orient, the cobble-stone streets and the hidden gardens in full bloom...
Lately I have been obssessed with organza. My favourite shop was swarmed with organza in every possible colour... Who could resist?? I certainly couldn't. I plan to make myself a long dress combining two of these. Still working on the design though (one of my favourite phases in creating).

Friday, July 3, 2009

Celestal teardrops

This necklace has been waiting for so long to be finished so today I added the chain and 'voila'. The 'Celestal teardrops' necklace saw the light of day. Thankfully. Here are some pics:

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Mermaid jewels

I finally photographed my woollen jewels necklace that has been ready for a couple of months now. I named the necklace Mermaid jewels since the colour reminds me of the deep, crystal clear ocean bed craddling the kingdom of the mermaids. It is made with my woollen jewels this time in a light bluish-greenish hue, embelished with beads in green/silver colour.