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THANK YOU sooooo much for your support! I am overwhelmed at the response for the first release of my “sherbet bombs” collection! Thank you for your orders, they will makes their way out to you on Thursday Morning! Thank you for all your emails, enquiries & requests, I will get back to you as soon as possible. There will be more updates throughout the months & especially in time for Christmas but I must attend to […]

∞ sherbet bomb ∞ release

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first release of 🍬sherbet bombs🍬 will be in cloth and thread online store Tuesday 29th July @ 1.00pm AEST. Each doll in this series is numbered & featuring (I’m excited to say) hand dyed by moi, tulle, satin, pom poms, ribbons & even the buttons for their moveable jointed arms! It will contain my NEW daphne deer design & a selection of familiar faces. doll face cushions won’t make it this time round but please don’t […]

2014

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the year has begun with lots of enquiries, THANK YOU!!! …  I will try to fill you in on what cloth and thread is up to… some great new stockist of c & t dolls will be added to stockist list over the next month or so, I hope to have a/couple of Oversea’s stockist soon or find a great International online store to serve my oversea’s enquiries. Suggestions & enquiries are welcomed, My online […]

store info

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hi there, here’s a little info update on my online store & other things… Due to a successful fair, I am busy sewing away on many orders to arrive in lot’s of stores in time for Christmas! I will update my stockists list very soon at the top of my blog with online & bricks & mortar stores.  I will be updating my online store in the New Year now & hope to have some […]

“the fair”

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 cloth and thread will have a little stand at this year’s “the fair” trade fair. new raffe rabbit will be introduced… there will be some items from the “constellation” collection… and some items from the new “7 sea’s'” collection! & what a bumper group of brands will be there this year… so excited to be taking part! Virgine’s site for the fair

pot holders

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images from fabrickideezs (awesome site) recently my husband peter did an amazing job giving our tired old kitchen a makeover. i love how it’s turned out & I’m now enjoying, adding the final little touches to bring it to life. i saw the above potholders on pinterest & thought they would be both practical & decorative for our home. i made some this weekend & here they are… …the little patches of maze & vale fabric […]

surprise balls

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i saw these dreamy beauties on pinterest & was captivated. “the toy you destroy to enjoy“ made by *Charles Gregor creations in the 1950’s & recently sold on etsy. These unopened surprise balls contain layers & layers of coloured crepe paper & hidden little treasures in the different layers. an idea & tradition that has featured in different cultures through history. watch this awesome video by Nathalie Lete opening a ball made by Gina Namkung. […]

dtll

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i’ve opened a little store with the gorgeous site down that little lane. it’s a very nicely curated store with goodies of all description & mr. dandy lion is very happy to be residing there… …in the company of the dolled up gal’s below, store blog

more gathers

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kido’s jeans too short… …snip, snip, snip… …made a gathered frill 9cm in height & double the measure of cut hem eg. hem circumference 80cm – frill length 160cm… ..(.ignore hem,i  undid it) & pinned gathered edge to jean cut hem… …i added another frill 13cm in height & 200cm in length (didn’t want next frill too gathered) hem & attach to the hem of 1st frill note: i would use a ruler next time […]

gathering

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a quick & sweet way to decorate a singlet. things… plain white singlet 10cm of bemsilk lining (112cm wide) in pale pink, torn into 6cm wide strips (raw edge top & bottom) -sew 3 rows of gathering stitches, leaving long ends of cotton to tie in knots. -1st row 8mm from top edge, 2nd & 3rd rows 8mm spaced from each other. -gather all threads from one end & tie off into a knot (without […]

papier mache

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super happy for cloth and thread to feature in the latest papier mache loves! This talented team continually produce beautiful online & print magazines bursting with inspiration. (February 2013 issue is no exception) Thank You especially Deborah Sfez :)

big design market

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i went here last night, admired & bought this board from Sands Made enjoyed some killer guacamole from the Taco Truck but my favourite bit was meeting Udder’s Fliss & Hal. Nicer, fun, warmer people could not be met. My Udder collection grows…. I think you might really enjoy this colourful, clever & beautiful collection of makers & their works. It’s on ’til Sunday!