We were really please to meet Kate Marsden textile designer, blogger, and crafter extraordinaire at the Knitting & Stitching show, October 2015. We love her designs so were thrilled when she bought Mini Canyon #1, one of our mini kits to try and then she blogged about her experience. It was just great to get[…]
In our instruction booklets we suggest using frame to stitch your canvas for the neatest, most professional looking results. PomPom video tutorials are coming soon, but until then here is a video link that shows how to attach a needlepoint canvas to a frame.
We were really pleased to be a featured seller taking part in Etsy’s first UK TV ad. You don’t get to see much of us in the TV ad itself but this lovely behind-the-scenes short film has some nice footage of Helena and our kits. Thanks to Etsy for a jolly day meeting Etsy peeps[…]
As part of Liberty’s Get Creative programme POMPOM were invited to “craft live” in the store window and represent Etsy during the programme in October 2013. A bit of a delay posting, but here are some great shots of Helena in the Liberty window, showcasing our kits and finished cushions and stitching live Futura Green. Thanks[…]
Designer Tom Dixon added our Canyon cushion kit to his favourite collection from the Etsy site. not sure how we missed this in September, think we may have been on holiday Thanks to Tom!
The Victoria & Albert Museum succinctly offer a short definition: “Modernism in design and architecture emerged in the aftermath of the First World War and the Russian Revolution – a period when the artistic avant-garde dreamed of a new world free of conflict, greed and social inequality. It was not a style but a loose[…]
I am aware that in our “info” blurb I talk about us being inspired by the Slow Movement, and I thought it would be good to write a bit of something about this as it is an idea. I found this short film called Music & Life, produced by Trey Parker & Matt Stone (perhaps[…]
Monty Don’s Italian Gardens – The Garden of Ninfa, Latina. On a drizzley, grey, March day, this looks like heaven. I love the layers of history in this garden, the clear cool waters, gorgeous roses and stunning views. We aren’t planning any flower designs right now, and it may not be Modernist in style, but[…]
A short film made by Charles & Ray Eames of their house, Case Study House #8, after five years of living in it. There is some beautiful photography in this film, lovely colours, lines, angles curves. Also a snapshot of their lives through the objects the fill their living space with. Best accompanied by your[…]
I thought it might be helpful to add some simple video tutorials There are an array of long and short video’s, chatty videos, shaky videos, dull and tedious videos. We thought about making our own videos and when we have some spare time we definitely will! In the meantime here is a simple videos tutorials which[…]