Birds as Inspiration: The Woodpecker in Red, Black and White

(auf Deutsch lesen) First I thought this will be very easy. Red, Black and White, beautiful colours, a sporty look, something like a hoody or sweater… I chose a simple pattern from an German sewing magazine and started. But my jacked looked very, very boring. Now, you know, things which do not work out have … More Birds as Inspiration: The Woodpecker in Red, Black and White

Birds as Inspiration – The Beautiful Peacock

(auf Deutsch lesen) *** Cooperation with Karlotta Pink *** “Where do you take a peacock picture?” That was the first question I heard from Sabine. The answer was: “At the zoo“. The peacock became part of my collection of birds, becathat is perfect: The peacock comes originally from India (he is its national animal) and … More Birds as Inspiration – The Beautiful Peacock

Birds as Inspiation – Origami-Mask from a Shwe-Shwe Fabric

(blog series birds as inspiration, auf Deutsch lesen) It was absolutly clear: I will make an Origami-mask. It was surprising, that it looks like a bird. Some time ago I saw in the book Origami Wohndesign from Armin Täubner, by top  verlag, a special technic. It shows how you have to prepare a fabric for … More Birds as Inspiation – Origami-Mask from a Shwe-Shwe Fabric

Birds as Inspiration – Songbirds Iris-Print Cushions

(auf Deutsch lesen) Birds in our garden, birds on the cushions. There is something very inspirationally about birds. I will talk about that in a bit again. Sabine made a lot of nice song-bird screen prints last year. She made very exact studies and drawings. It was not so easy to print her drafts, because … More Birds as Inspiration – Songbirds Iris-Print Cushions