Monthly Archives: November 2010

50 Sandwiches With 50 Fillings

Since the Bakerloo Tapestry, I haven’t embarked on any really big projects so I decided now was probably the time to go mad again and make my fingers bleed from so much sewing. After a trip to the cash and … Continue reading

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Dip dip dip dab dab dip dip dip

When I was in art college, the hardcore group of reprobates that we were, we used to snort sherbet and citrus polos. I’m not sure if the result was purely psychosomatic or not but it appeared to make us all … Continue reading

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Bread that is not long

Also known a shortbread. I don’t know why it’s called shortbread, I’m sure there’s a perfectly reasonable explanation but all that is irrelevant because these are made of felt, thread and little beads of sugar. They all have beady eyes … Continue reading

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What’s Your Beef?

A question asked by many vegetarians and meat eaters alike but my wooly beef mince is suitable for all palates. I came across this wool completely by accident at one of Brighton’s local wool stockists and I literally did a … Continue reading

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The Bakerloo Tapestry

Lucy Sparrrow has lovingly embroidered a giant map of the London Underground. It took the 23-year-old 42 days to create the 9sq m tapestry which is made up of 2,400m (2,625 yards) of thread and 142 buttons. ‘One of the … Continue reading

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I’m Switzerland on the subject

Guns don’t kill people, penknifes do. Luckily, this one doesn’t though because it’s too soft. Constructed out of felt (quelle surprise), sparkly thread and some carefully positioned split pins, this penknife is totally harmless. I made this about a year … Continue reading

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Should have called it Rookiebix….

I am the first to admit that I’ve really been slacking this month when it comes to Feltisms. I just got back from causing trouble in Ireland and I found that sitting in an empty room (my babies are still … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Investigative Feltism

A heavy title for such seemingly nonchalant little felt dinosaurs but note the lack of eyes on them. This missing feature is rare for me because I usually like to add buttons or sequins that they can see out of … Continue reading

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Les doigts de poissons

My fondest memory of eating fishfingers is on a Thursday afternoon after I had been to my piano lesson and it was a rush to get tea on the table before picking up my sister from school. It was usually … Continue reading

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Bury my heart at wounded knee

In the last three weeks, I have cut my leg reasonably badly-twice. Both wounds were very treatable and within a couple of days, they didn’t hurt anymore. However, what does one do when a wound is too deep to heal … Continue reading

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