These beautiful woodland paper fancies are by Laurie Cinotto and are available to buy on etsy. Each flower is individually crafted and decorated with an array of trims. Be sure to check them out for special occasions or just to make your clothes or homes etc pretty!
Inkjet Designer is a regular contributor to the competitions we run and I have recently looked at her blog and etsy site. There are some really fresh and innovative designs on there and as an avid tea drinker I particularly like the design above! Be sure to check out Inkjet Designer's sites for some wonderful and varied designs!!
There is now one week left for all those wanting to enter the Mother's Day Competition. Each entrant can submit up to five entries which follow the brief guidelines and these must be received no later than Thursday 3rd April!
Matthew Williamson: Ten Years in Fashion is a new exhibition opening at Urbis in Manchester Thursday 27th March until Sunday 21st September.
The exhibition will focus on the process and use of pattern, print and colour which have made Williamson's work a global success. The exhibition will have four main themes: Colour and Psychedelia; Hyper-nature; Global extravaganza; and Lifestyle and will feature iconic pieces as worn by the likes of Sienna Miller, Nicole Kidman and Kylie Minogue.
Additionally there will be a selection of Williamson's sketchbooks on display which highlight his working methods and the process of his creations.
Full details of the exhibition can be found on the Urbis website.
After reading an illustration feature in this month's Selvedge I checked out Paula Sanz Caballero who is a fabric artist based in Spain. Her combination of illustration and the hand made are stunning, sophisticated and elegant. Be sure to check out Paula's website for more information.
Check out this site www.pintuck.co.uk for some great ideas from Mary Fellows. Take this puppy love tea towel for instance, if you follow the instructions you can make your very own dog! This site was recently featured over at Print & Pattern.
The Easter Competition has launched and the closing date for entries is Thursday 17th April 2008! With Easter only just over you should be full of energy (and chocolate) towards creating cute Easter characters. Be sure to check out the competition page to view the full brief and gallery examples.
Don't forget there is still time to enter the Mother's Day Competition with the deadline having been extended to Thursday 3rd April 2008.
Good luck and we look forward to seeing all your entries flood in.