This is my secondary blog and is designed as an archive of my handmade creations, past and present. I also add dates of fairs I'm attending, where I offer for sale my handmade pieces and also carefully sourced vintage goods. I hope you will enjoy taking a look, Niki x

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Brushing Up

I recently bought this vintage hand mirror/brush set, but being honest, I wasn't keen on the 50's fabric backs of them.

I did however like the handles, so felt these were something I could work with.

I re-covered the backs in C19th French toile de jouy fabric, carefully gluing and trimming to fit.

I then finished the edges in an antique French suiting braid, which is ideal for flexing around curves.


I've also been making little needle cases, ready for gift ideas for Mothering Sunday next month.

I've used vintage linens and lace, with glass buttons.

Niki x