Monday, 2 July 2012

Breaking Dawn

So, what connects a frog, a pig, a dog, a bear, a rat, an eagle, scientists, a chef and a band?  They're all Muppets!  And the misleading clue?  Well that was the fox card which was a clue to Gonzo, who is a 'whatever' - or so wikipedia informs me.  I'm of the Muppet Babies generation so Gonzo will always be a Weirdo to me.  Judging by the responses, people struggled with that one more then I expected, so well done to everyone who worked it out.  We've got a musical theme this Friday, so come back for that.

And now back to today.  The theme for this post is dawn and the title is the only Twilight reference here, so if you're expecting pictures of Robert Pattinson you might be disappointed.  All we have here is lots of lovely handmade goodies.

Dawn Chorus Vanity Case by Pigeons
£12 (+ £3.25 p&p)
Recycled cotton canvas, pinkpolka dot print. 22x18x10cm with a little handle on top. Lined with floral lining and inner pockets. (8.5x7x4inches) 

Dawn Light 12"x10" Photographic Print by observingnature
£19.65 (+ £2.29 p&p)
Dawn light (12 x 10) Fine Art Photography print.  Early morning in French woodland. The Print will be sent to you unmatted and unframed and signed on the back.

Dawn of The Zombie Kittens T-Shirt by StrangeJam
£17 (+ £2 p&p)
Board up your catflap, because here comes the Dawn of the Zombie Kittens! These 'cooler than death' cats have cashed in their nine lives and are now forever damned to prowl the neighbourhood as the living dead, hunting only for mouse flesh, bird brains, or possibly a saucer of milk.  Printed with a direct to garment machine using the latest waterbased inks on a 100% cotton tshirt, this garment is best washed inside out at 40oC or below.  Available in sizes M, L, XL, XXL and XXXL

Desert Dawn Corespun Hand Dyed Yarn by LondonHandspun
£32.75 (+ £1.96 p&p)
This yarn was created by hand dyeing the Corriedale fleece and then handspinning it into a yarn using the corespin technique, in which the fibre is spun sideways onto a length of yarn. In this way, the colours of the fleece can be seen best. The colours are a blend of mild blue, soft purple and pinks, and orange up to almost gold. It's a little curlywurly and mildly thick and thin, so when knitted or crocheted or woven up it will have a lovely character! But as the price of handspun is so dear, this might be better used as an accent yarn.  This is a big skein! Corespun yarns are slightly more delicate that other yarns, but just like all handspuns it should be handwashed in cool water and simply hung to dry. A 250 gram (8.8 ounce) corespun skein of Corriedale fleece, approximately 124 yards long.

Glasgow Cldeside Dawn Panoramic Photo Print by chriscyner
£16.37 (+ £1.31 p&p)
An early morning shot of Glasgow's Clyde side looking towards the Squinty Bridge and the landmark that is the Finniestoun Crane. Glasgow is a modern city. It's river side was for so long associated with heavy industry but it has been changing dramatically over the last few years.  This listing is for a single 20” x 8” panoramic print.

4 Greyhound Dawn Greeting Cards by susanalisonart
£4.91 (+ £1.96 p&p)
There are four (of this design) greeting cards of exceptional quality, professionally printed on heavy card stock, left blank inside for your own personal greeting. These are taken from the original watercolour painting.  All four are packed separately with good quality white envelopes in polypropylene sleeves. The cards measure approximately 6x4 inches or 10.5x14.5 cm closed ie they are A6 size.  The colour of the image does go all the way to the edge of the card - the white you can see is the envelope.

New Dawn Bird Embroidered Felt Picture by designedbyjane
£22.50 (+ £5 p&p)
A flower hand embroidered on felt. This piece incorporates applique, freeform embroidery and comprises a variety of stitches.  This item is framed in a white frame measuring 8inches by 6 inches.

Ship at Dawn Print by lukebrookes
£20.96 (+ £1.96 p&p)
A lone ship watches the sun rise to greet the day.
+ A4 (29.7cm x 21cm)
+ High quality digital print.
+ Heavyweight Matte Paper
+ Signed by artist
+ Shipped flat with cardboard backing and in a padded bubble envelope
+ Cellophane wrapped 

Sun Rise Polymer Clay Earrings by Stephaflea
£5.24 (+ £1.05 p&p)
Less than two inches long and very light they are wonderful to wear with any outfit. Whether it’s just causal to brighten up the day or a more formal event these earrings will add fun and colour to any outfit in your wardrobe.  The focal bead of these earrings are handmade using fimo clay by the wonderful artists at Kennick Kreations.  The earrings are finished off using silver plated findings and colored glass beads.

Upcycled Handbag in Sea Dawn by BagsByEthicals
£45 (+ £2 p&p)
Layers of recycled fabric have been matched with strips of vintage fabrics, velvet and furnishing brocades, machine embroidered ribbon and chiffon. Hand finished with luxury yarns and vintage buttons.  The top, handles, base and fastener are from a scraps of vintage canvas and a cushion cover in a soft blue-green with splashes of sunny orange and yellows.  You will find 5 pockets of taffeta lining, so even though the bag is small, you'll never have to fumble for your keys.

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  1. Lovely post - thank you for featuring my New Dawn picture

    Jane x

  2. Ooh - lots of lovely things! Thank you for choosing my whippet dawn greeting cards too!