Posts Tagged: textiles

The crafted object : A Plus Designnn {crochet jewellery}

I love these organic little textile accessories from Anda Toma (aka APlusDesignnn). They are curious and intriguing and speak to me of sealife – coral, nudibranchs and strange deep-sea creatures.     Tactile and colourful, Anda crochets and beads her brooches, bracelets and necklaces in her spare time away from her interior design practice. And when she’s… Read more »

The crafted object : Frank Ideas {jewellery}

Frank Ideas   Rowan Shaw started designing jewellery because both of her kids were keen swimmers.  “With training every morning at 5am it meant I was stuck in a car or by a pool a lot and jewellery was portable. At that stage it was mainly textile necklaces using felt or cuffs made from vintage buttons, scavenged from thrift shops at… Read more »

The crafted object : Your Organ Grinder (textiles)

I have long been fascinated by the curious felted viscera of Simmone Spring from Your Organ Grinder. Eyes, kidneys, teeth, brains, hearts, lungs, thyroid… Who buys them? Why?     “I get to work with a lot of people who are ill or have had surgeries or have chronic illness. It is pretty special to… Read more »