We have been very busy for the past couple of weeks, so I thought I would share with you some of the projects we have been working on.

Caroline has been honing her photography skills after we came to the conclusion that many of our original photos were less than stellar. She has really been making strides as you will see in the newest jewelry photos on our Etsy jewelry shop.

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As the person in charge of customer service, Caroline has been busy posting photos to social media and interacting with customers, so she has been spending far more time behind the scenes than making things, though she did send me this photo recently…

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Several months ago we bought some Liberty print fat quarters from the Bloomsbury Collection, and have been thinking about what they should become. A few weeks ago I found some videos on using resin to create jewelry, and so decided to try to make some cufflinks using some of the fabric. After several hours of trimming tiny pieces of fabric into circles, Modge Podging them in place, I began the process of mixing and pouring the resin.

It was exciting to see them this morning with the resin set (although not fully cured for another few days) and after some cleaning up, to see the results of my work:

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Another project I am considering for the Liberty prints is a series of soft toys. For now I am playing with some inexpensive fabrics to see how the pattern I created works out, and pondering the philosophical question of whether cats wear clothes…

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In the background I have been designing fabrics for yet another project we have in mind. These designs are available for sale on Spoonflower in a variety of fabric weights  – and also available as decals and gift wrap.

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So we have been busy, and you should be seeing the results of our work online shortly!