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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.

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Brooch Yellow Indigo and Red Flower Painted, Stamped and Stitched

Brooch Yellow Indigo and Red Flower Painted, Stamped and Stitched
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A retro-inspired design of a bright yellow and indigo flower with a lovely red centre, stitched on tea-bag paper, sealed with a coat of varnish and backed (and framed) with bright purple felt, forms this brooch.

Hand made stamps were used to print the flowers onto tea-bag paper using a good quality fabric paint. Leaves were painted in. The design was enhanced with some very simple embroidery, using cotton threads -these embroidery stitches also serve to anchor the design to the backing felt. A fine sewing cotton has been used to blanket stitch around the edge of the printed paper. The design has been sealed with a coat of clear varnish to improve durability.

The brooch is stiffened by a layer of heavy interfacing. The back of the brooch has been neatened by an extra backing of felt. A brooch pin is securely stitched in place.

Maximum width - 5 cm approx

This brooch is not waterproof since it is stitched onto paper - take care not to get it wet.
Items of embroidered jewellery may not be colourfast - care should be taken to remove them from clothing before washing.

Please note: items from Lynwoodcrafts are intended for adults. This item is unsuitable for children under 3 years of age since it contains small parts which may represent a choking hazard. This item is also unsuitable for older children as it contains a sharp pin.


I have been meaning to experiment with this tea bag paper for a while. I love the depth of colour possible with this fabric paint and have aimed for a 'retro', slightly kitsch and fun feel to these brooches.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Lynwoodcrafts within 14 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £1.00 £0.50

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

£2.50 £0.50

Returns Policy

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.

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