Friday, 15 May 2009

Brooches Galore (and other things)


I am working on some brooches as my mum wants me to make one to wear at a wedding she is going to. I expect she thinks I have forgotten but I haven't (honest mum). This is made from some gorgeous paisley fabric I have just bought. There are two discs and each disc is backed with the other fabric, so in total I had to cut out 4 discs. In the middle is a vintage mother of pearl button topped by 3 seed beads.

The tulip one below has a Dorset Button in the middle (of course!). The hair snap popped into the photo as I had just finished it. It is made of purple ribbon and a metallic thread. It is pretty isn't it?
The button in the middle of the other flower has been made using a different stitch than normal.
I may post a tutorial for the top brooch. Shall I?

9 comments:

Stitches said...

Oooh, pretty brooches! I love the choice of fabric! And a tutorial gets my vote!
xx

Mel P said...

These are beautiful, I love the purple one

maisy said...

loving the new brooch - such pretty fabric - you must add those to your shop! and the felt tulip is gorgeous x

Mel P said...

I have tagged you if you want to pop over and see, again LOVE the purple brooch

oldbagcrafts said...

I love the first brooch - will you be selling them? Vx

purplecat said...

Love the paisley brooch!

cherylline said...

bbb, I loves the purple tulip. more colours in these, me thinks.
Really nice. :-)

Bigbluebed said...

Thank you everyone for your lovely comments.
I will be making more of everything in different colours as well.
My mum has decided on the purple tulip for the wedding.

I will post on my blog when more are made and listed.

FishStikks said...

Very pretty brooches!