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Collaborations in Silver!

03/12

If you’ve been following my instagram, you might have already noticed some photos of my recent collaboration with the excellent A Skulk of Foxes; sloths and squishy cats, all in silver!

I’m so excited about it, it’s so much fun to see my drawings in a new medium – particularly one that you can wear with you all the time =^-^=

Sometime in 2013, I sent the lovely Andrew and Nat from A Skulk of Foxes a rough set of ideas:

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From this haphazard page of sketches, we came up with these —>

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Hanging sloth necklace!

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Squishy cat locket!

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Sloth necklace and earrings =^-^=

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Cat necklace and earrings =^-^=

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And some wooden brooches to boot!

You can find these over in my brand new shop,

or via A Skulk of Foxes and their super great store Den Supply Co :)

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Brand New Shop!

30/11

Hello there!

For the last couple of weeks I have been twiddling about with a new shop and now I’m ready to launch it!

Yay! New Shop!

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This will be the new home of all of my new items and shop updates from here on in, you can find some old favourites listed there, too :)

As a special launch present, I am offering free shipping for all orders until the 7th of December using the code SHIPTOMEFORFREE. This means that you can get your Cat Rabbit Christmas shopping shipped to you for free for the next week, yippee!

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Just a note that I will always keep my Etsy store alive and well for those that prefer it :D

Thanks for reading, have a happy week!

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Book number 2 & Open Studio times

23/11

It’s been a while!

Things have been very very busy! Isobel and I have been taking over her studio with felt turtles, sloths and elephants; we’ve been tripping over giant piles of cardboard, clicking cameras and gluing tiny bits of tissue paper rain droplets to pieces of glass.

Yep, we’ve been making another book! Here’s a little sneaky peek:

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The book is released April/March 2015 through Thames & Hudson, stay tuned for the release date and launch events.

If you want an extra early real-life look at some of our new book characters, we have an open studio coming up this Saturday the 29th of November! I will have lots of plush, including a bunch of new needle felted characters and also the brand new collaborative jewelry with A Skulk of Foxes. Yay!

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Come and visit us!

Pizza Delivery to Signed & Numbered!

16/10

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Thanks to the lovely folk at Signed & Numbered for letting me invade their window with my pizza delivery guys!

You can see it for yourself at their Degraves St store, it will be up for the month of October!=^-^=

To celebrate, I made this risograph print, available exclusively through Signed & Numbered – you can purchase it from either of their Melbourne stores and online –>here!

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=^-^= Miniature Adventures =^-^=

29/09

Lately I have taken to needle felting. I’m quite addicted to it actually.  I bought some nice supplies when visiting my sister in Japan earlier in the year, and have spent all of my spare time working out how I can apply it to my characters. Here is the first official installment – tiny alpacas!

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They have a felt base, with needle felt poked over top for their fluffy coat!

This one has a poodle-inspired haricut >_<

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I am really enjoying working in miniature at the moment, particularly little details like these tiny felt flowers:

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They are all quite little, ranging from 15-20cm tall, so I set about seeing if I could make some nice packaging for them to keep them safe. I always like getting a nicely packaged toy to add to my own collection, and it surprised me that it hadn’t occurred to me earlier to package my own toys! So, behold – – alpacas in boxes! —>

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You can find these little guys in my Etsy store right now. You can be sure I’ll be making more miniature guys in boxes, too – so stay tuned!

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Cat Stuff

12/08

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I’m lucky enough to be part of this cat bonanza happening at Tinning Street Gallery from August 14th-17th.

There are so many wonderful artists involved, including Eileen Braybrook, Beci Orpin, Able & Game, Alice Oehr and many more lovely ones.

I have made lots of new lucky cat things, like these brooches, necklaces, plush and a new gocco print:

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I’ll be hanging out at the gallery on the Sunday morning, so come past and say hi!

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