Saturday, September 25, 2010

Spoonflower Silk

Exciting Update !!!
Sweet .... !!! Spoonflower have just announced a new Fabric option "Silk" : scheduled to be available from September 30.

I can't wait to order some (and deciding which pattern to order will be fun too ;) ... 
I'll be sure to post an update here on the blog, as soon as my first sample arrives :)
In the meantime .... here are some more of the details ...

Silk Crepe de Chine : 100% silk

  • 42" wide printable area (107 cm)
  • 2.9 oz per linear yard
  • Pure white, printed on one side
  • Appropriate for dresses, blouses, pajamas, lingerie, lining
  • Estimated shrinkage 3%.
  • Wash instructions: Dry clean
  • Launch date: September 30, 2010

Friday, September 17, 2010

Whooo hooo !!!!

Whoo hooo, I woke up early today, to see my Magnolia fabric design had placed 5th (out of 105 fabulous border fabric designs) in the Spoonflower Fabric of the Week contest : Thank-you sooooo much to all who voted :)

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Miniature Marvels

... It's raining ... it's pouring today, but seeing these Miniature Marvels by JBM Miniatures has really brightened up my day - thanks Ken :)

Upholstered with Kristopher K fabric designs from the Shabby Chic Collection available at Spoonflower

See more amazing miniatures at Ken@JBM's flickr photostream
here :)

Night Owls Tweet - Week 17

For this weeks Night Owls Tweet, I'm celebrating the arrival of Spring 
- not to mention the warmer weather here in Sydney ... Happy Days !!!

[Over the next 52 weeks, Shey B from 
Arizona USA, and I from the Gold Coast (and Sydney :) AUSTRALIA, will attempt to blog a total of 365 photos. Each posting ... 7 photos, from the last 7 days, on alternate Monday Nights]

(click image to zoom)
#1 - #7 Springtime flowers from Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens

See the SheyB blog for Night Owls Tweet photos - all the way from the USA.

Saturday, September 11, 2010


Hello Spring!
I photographed these pretty springtime blossoms today, while walking through the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney. I thought they looked so pretty blooming against a brilliant blue sky!
Whatever the weather where you are in the world, I hope your having a Wonderful Weekend, Cheers Kris :)

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Vintage Shabby Rose : In Miniature

Sending a big "Thank-you" to the amazingly talented Ken of JBM Miniatures for kindly sending me photos of these wonderful miniature chairs, (upholstered with Kristopher K designs from the "Vintage" Shabby Chic Collection.)

You may remember an earlier post (
here) featuring more of Ken's miniatures, together with a "How To" for reducing the scale of designs at Spoonflower.

~ Thank-you Ken, I absolutely love to see photos of "Kristopher K" fabrics in action!!!

... See more examples of awe-inspiring miniature furniture on Ken@JBM's flickr photostream (
here :)