Friday, 10 September 2010

Far From The Maddening Crowd....& back in my studio!

Yes, that's right....Felix is now 9.5 weeks old and a super baby who sleeps for 3 hour stretches and is glorious when he's awake....so when he sleeps I work (I know I ought to sleep/rest too, though I prefer to make the most of studio time while I can).

This post features a recent commission for my very dear friend and fabulously talented Monique Germon, who is launching an online store of beautiful handmade treasures, at the start of November this year....and lucky me, she wants my work too!

Her new business is called STORY and showcases a more mature, pared back and elegant aesthetic which is going to be really exciting for me to work with, a real change! Here are images of the STORY Flagship Cosy I've just finished for Monique, from the finished cosy back to its beginnings as a pile of fabrics...oh, and a photo of Felix and I taken yesterday (you can see Felix concentrating on the computer screen as the laptop's camera took the photo!).



And a detail...


Other side & detail...



The work in progress...



Laying out the cosy sides...


Choosing the fabrics...


The inspiration/reference images...




And this is us, Tara & Felix...

5 comments:

sammiam said...

oh my heavens... he is exquisite! oh, and the tea cosy will do and you're not so bad yourself!!!!
welcome back to blogland... i've missed you!
xo

Gina said...

Well, of course the cosy caught my eye, but now I'm just smitten by your little Felix. What a peach. That is one good-looking baby (and from a mother of two boys... not all of them are!)

fabriquefantastique said...

My goodness, Felix looks as if he is ready to take on the world, only seems yesterday he was born. Nice blog and links as usual

Lark said...

Oh, you're both so beautiful!

oldflowers4me said...

hello to both of you..x.x.x.x