Saturday, November 20, 2010

Saturday



I think it says a lot about me that can get so very excited at the prospect of spending my Saturday afternoon taking photos of teatowels.

Granted, it partly involved being outside on a gorgeous sunny day, and also involved eating banana cake fresh from the oven, plus I got to spend some more quality time with my camera. Not to mention the fact that I'm excited about the teatowels themselves (a little side project we're working on).



I know teatowels aren't exceptionally innovative, but I like these a lot because:

1) It's nice to have just a little bit of finished product on our market stalls
2) They're made completely from scratch using a fancy hemming foot (by the talented Miki!)
3) Some of them are made from the very ends of our print runs, so the print only covers 2/3 of the teatowel and the rest is blank. I love this look! Sometimes I just get bored with seeing all-over prints every day and these feel a bit more like placement prints which is really refreshing. Am I sounding like a textile geek? I think so :)

Anyway here's some more random photos - I first tried taking the photos outside but like the indoor ones more.




Mmmmmmm banana cake (made by the man-friend, yay!)


Love how this idea for the labels turned out


Random photo (Someone needs to do some weeding)

Oh, if you actually want to buy some teatowels they'll be for sale at the MARKit design market NEXT SUNDAY 28th at Fed Square! Should be awesome. Hope to see you there!

xx

15 comments:

Polly said...

I have a bit of a tea towel fetish, AND I love your designs so this was a double-hit post for me :) P x x x

Fer said...

You can never have too many teatowels, especially ones as pretty as them! I hope they'll also be available in the online shop eventually. :-)

craftyclaudes said...

oh beautiful!.....love the simplicity of the designs and the colours! I have been known to buy tea towels and then not use them....its a little fetish i have.

Carla said...

Beauteous tea towels, particularly love what you've with the label.

Jenny Butler said...

Wonderful ladies! Will pick on up one Sunday- see you then :)

Jesse said...

They're lovely, and I see what you mean about the 2/3 print. A fancy hemming foot... hmm, that requires some investigation!

Juicy Roo said...

Get those puppies in your shop coz I NEED some of them. I love the top blank bit too - a very unique and lovely look. Hooray! xo

PatternsColorsDesign said...

I love the Tea Towel prints. Check out some fresh colors for patterns for Christmas 2010 at- http://wp.me/pYQR7-bU

These certainly look good! Can I buy them online?

Masha said...

I love the tea towels! And the 2/3 print concept!

Anna said...

They're lovely and that sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon to me!

One Second Needle said...

What gorgeous tea towels. Thanks for the picture.

Ruth said...

I'm not one to get excited about tea towels but these are cool.

a cup and a cake said...

The tea towels are gorgeous and the photography is amazing. . . You're so clever!! x

Enterrement de vie de célibataire Paris said...

Très jolis torchons...

Julia

khushi ram pandey said...

nice work..........