Reflective roses – Ruusuheijastimet
The winter dark can be deadly, so I thought ways to make my own reflectors. I made these reflective rose brooches that can be pinned to my coat fronts.
Couture explorer: Beading and tambour embroidery
If you have ever looked at haute couture fashion shows, you have seen the breathtaking embroidery designs that combine thread, sequins and beads to create fantastic elaborate designs that decorate evening gowns, collars or perhaps jacket cuffs. In haute couture, those intricated patterns are created by hand. Sometimes whole skirts are full of intricate swirls of both beads and thread. How are those made?
Beaded Tilly and the Buttons Coco sweater
I made the Tilly and the Buttons Coco sweater out of white knit fabric. To make the sweater special I added pearl and gold coloured beading.