New arrivals

A whole pile of gorgeous new fabrics has landed at Walnut Tree Home.

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Quite a few of these fabrics are a little different than my usual style that I tend to be drawn to, and perhaps a little more contemporary.

There are some gorgeous bold prints, like these…

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I’m thinking I’ll turn these into quite large cushions, without perhaps any extra embellishment.

These pretty fabrics I may mix in with other things such as ticking…

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And then there’s the stripes, which at the moment I can’t quite decide what to do with!

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The finished cushions will all be listed on my Etsy shop once complete, but don’t forget that I also offer a bespoke service – so if you like any of these fabrics and would like something made to order, just get in touch.

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Button bonanza

It’s been a little while, but I’ve been busy on a few new projects following a trip up north which incorporated picking up some auction finds. Two mirrors and a corner unit will be keeping me occupied for a while.

Buttons

In the meantime I’ve been sorting buttons to use on handmade cushions. Exciting stuff I hear you cry, but I’m sure I’m not the only one who loved spending time as a child rooting through their mums old tin of buttons. I inherited a tin of vintage buttons a number of years ago from a relative but I just can’t bring myself to use them all up. They’re saved for special projects in my own home, but this has left me with a gap to fill for Walnut Tree Home. Up step the wonderful world of eBay, where it’s easy to lose hours of time searching and bidding on these sorts of things. They arrived last week and I have spent probably far too much time sorting through them to match up to some of the lovely fabrics in my studio for cushions. Watch this space!