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Colour Inspiration for June & July - Magnetic!

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Colour Inspiration for June & July - Magnetic!

It had to be! With all the breathtaking photos of the recent Aurora Australis, I couldn't help but be inspired to put together a pinky-burgundy kit for this month's colour inspiration.  This photo in particular, is of Ōwhiro Bay in Wellington where the deep pink skies looked over silver waves crashing against a moody, rocky beach. This kit is jammed packed with lovely items. The main fabrics are a gunmetal grey stretch satin, combined with a deep raspberry stretch lace. A wide range of elastic in the same deep raspberry colour, gives you plenty of options to play with. Metal hardware...

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Colour Inspiration for April & May - Road Cone Orange!

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Colour Inspiration for April & May - Road Cone Orange!

This new kit is inspired (slightly tongue in cheek) by all the bright orange road-cones I see on my short, rural commute to the shop each day!.  This kit is bold and fun! With all the delicious fabrics in this kit you'll be able to make a stand out lingerie set!  A beige tulle is embroidered with bold orange, purple and green flowers, matching the plain bright orange bra tulle. To accompany is a navy stretch mesh and pink powernet.  A selection of fun elastics includes a stripy net band elastic and a narrow fold over elastic. I can see this kit...

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Colour Inspiration for February & March - Architectural Details

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Colour Inspiration for February & March - Architectural Details

This new kit is inspired by detailed architecture, a pink and grey building photographed against a clear blue sky.   The main fabric is a pale peachy pink embroidered tulle with a sweet scalloped edge and dainty pink and grey flowers. I've paired it with our new arctic blue elastics and a grey bow.  With the addition of silvery grey cotton lycra, this kit has plenty to inspire your creativity.   .  I can see this kit made up into a simple darted or two piece cup bra such as the Adrian by OE Studio.  Add a Friday French cut (pattern by Emerald Erin) and you'll...

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Colour Inspiration for December & January

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Colour Inspiration for December & January

Colour inspiration this month comes from Christmas correspondence with a slight vintage aesthetic. Every lead-in to Christmas, out comes my mom’s well-thumbed, orange address book.

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Colour Inspiration - February & March - Metallic Goodness!

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Colour Inspiration - February & March - Metallic Goodness!

The kit for February/March is a gorgeous selection of metallic goodies! The 'precious metals' of this month's colour scheme along with February's Valentines Day (or Galentines Day) inspired me to create an indulgent kit that you can treat yourself with.     The main fabric is black and golden beige ombre, embroidered tulle with gold and silver thread. Simply stunning!! I've paired it with an array of metallic elastics including a narrow, golden peach elastic perfect for strappy detailing.  Speaking of strappy details, this kit comes with an assortment of rings and sliders, including a heart slider so you can...

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