Fine Tuning ‘The Look’

The very talented Helen Jane from HJCrafts (https://folksy.com/shops/hjdcrafts) has just finished my new ETSY banner (above) and I thought I would share it with you. I’m really pleased with the way that my ‘look’ seems to be coming together – nice soft dusky estuary inspired colours with a crisp clean feel.

I have tried to make sure that this look is consistent across all three of my online shops as you will see from the screen shots below.

MY ETSY SHOP

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MY FOLKSY SHOP

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MY WEBSITE

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I now need to develop my range of products which I have made some progress with this weekend. The one item missing from my shops at the moment is my curlew cushion (see below).

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This is because it has proven to be very popular in recent weeks and I have now SOLD OUT. I have an added difficulty in that I’ve also run out of the material used to make its wing. It’s a Japanese woven fabric – if anyone happens to know where I might find some I would be extremely grateful as I used my last piece today – designing my new Curlew Tea Towel 🙂 I’m very excited about this new design and am looking forward to seeing the final product when ready.

Look out also for larger versions of my appliquéd cushions – coming soon! I’ve been playing a little with free motion machine embroidery stitch and have ‘sketched’ smaller images of the appropriate wading birds (Avocets/Oystercatchers/Curlews) on the back cover.

Next step – Lapwings!