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2.8.10

blackbird singing in the dead of night, take these broken wings and learn to fly.

ah yes. another chapter in my sewing and haberdashery adventures. last weekend my friend hannah and i went on a little roadtrip to spotlight. i had no idea what i would be able to make with a ball of yarn. no idea whatsoever how i would even begin any sort of knitting. but my trusty scissors and the sewing machine saved what would undoubtedly have been a complete fail. presente: the hairy cape.
xx
sass & bide dress and black rats tights/ fringed shoulder cover: made myself, sass & bide ruffeld collar worn over/ vintage jewellery

5 Comments:

At August 8, 2010 at 8:39 PM , Blogger Google said...

You were only waiting this moment to arise. Although bleak, this black bird flies.

 
At August 8, 2010 at 9:07 PM , Blogger Blackswan said...

you definitely have an eye for turning something so simple like wool into an amazing creation like this! love it!

youronlyblackswan.blogspot.com

x Your Only Blackswan

 
At August 12, 2010 at 10:36 PM , Blogger Phillipe LeNerd said...

this is exquisite!
love all!

 
At October 17, 2010 at 11:41 AM , Blogger Fabliha said...

Incredible.. you are so talented..
!!

xx

fablihareza.blogspot.com

 
At January 12, 2011 at 11:21 AM , Blogger rachel said...

i love being shown a creation such as this one - something that seems quite simple; but leaves me wondering why had i not thought of it earlier ?
i found myself channelling both yourself in this post as well as Gail Reid recently, and created a similar twin cape. i hope you don't mind - i'm not usually someone to copy so blatantly, but its perfect.
i don't think i will post any photos of it out of embarrassment, but i have just bought some cream / white wool so that i will soon have one in black as well as white. thankyou for the inspiration.

 

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