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.
SALE Previously £7.50.
A retro-inspired design featuring a tiny ladybird, on a bright red and orange flower, with a lovely yellow centre, stitched on light weight interfacing, sealed with a coat of varnish and framed with orange felt forms this distinctive textile brooch.
Hand made stamps were used to print the flowers onto interfacing using a good quality fabric paint. 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 life-sized ladybird has been stitched to complete the design. A fine sewing cotton has been used to blanket stitch around the edge of the interfacing. 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 - 4.5 cm approx
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 painting on interfacing 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 5 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.