My new loom is finally set up! I bought it some time ago but then I went to Norway for a few months over the festive period and so have only recently got round to putting it together. I bought it to replace a table loom I’d had for a few years. My table loom … More New Loom!
After a year or so of carrying my ideas sketchbook around with me and scribbling down any and all thoughts and ideas I had, I have finally started designing my jewellery! First I measured and cut out possible sizes for my necklaces so I could get an idea of what they may look like in … More Designing some Jewellery!
As I start to draw up some designs from my ideas sketchbook, which my last post was about, I’ve been looking a lot at jewellery that I really like to inspire me and help me develop my ideas. Not everything is necessarily similar to my designs, but I still find them very inspirational. They give me … More Jewellery Inspiration
I have a small sketchbook that I carry with me everywhere I go. So if a sudden wave of inspiration hits me I can quickly jot the idea down instead of forgetting it moments later! It’s full of good ideas and not so good ones; messy doodles and scrawled notes; to-do lists and references. When I … More Some Jewellery Design Ideas
For my first jewellery collection I will be kind of looking back at my Art Deco project from a few years ago, weaving a lot of satin and using my research from then as a starting point. I’m planning to develop some of my original fabric designs into jewellery, but I am going to be creating lots … More Art Deco Inspiration
I thought I’d start this blog by showing how I got here – about to start a business weaving jewellery. I didn’t start weaving on a loom until my first year of uni, so that seems like a good place to begin. My first major project at university was inspired by Indian design and it … More Weaving Scarves to Weaving Jewellery