Welcome to my Folksy shop in which you will find a variety of hand-stitched accessories for you and your home, many of which make lovely (and easy-to-post) gifts. I stitch in a variety of styles, combining traditional embroidery with other textile techniques such as felting, weaving, hand dyeing and silk painting. Vintage linens and fabrics re-stitched into unique gifts and accessories may be found at my second Folksy shop 'LynwoodcraftsRecycled' where you will also find vintage sewing supplies including vintage lace.
It is almost possible to feel the sea breeze on the shoreline depicted in this brooch featuring wild bindweed at the edge of the dunes.
The more distant flowers, and the buds, are embroidered using embroidery thread. The flowers in the foreground are embroidered in silk ribbon with the detail of their 'faces' being picked out in cotton.
The background is hand felted from merino, mohair and silk fibres in shades of green, blue and gold. Small French knots suggest pebbles on the beach. The brooch is stiffened by plastic cut from recycled bottle. Couched wool, in shades of blue and grey, frames the design. The back of the brooch is neatened with felt. A brooch pin is securely stitched in place.
Diameter - 4.5 cm approx.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Lynwoodcrafts within 3 days of receiving payment.
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You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.