Art/Antiques/Curios: Difficult to visit all of them on a short trip. These are some that caught my eye.- Langenbeck (Gerberaustrasse 6): metal antiques and replicas for period hauses. Beautiful period tiles from Replicata.- Silvia Steinhauser (Gerberaustrasse 10): Antiques and deco shop. Items from Green Gate.- W. Scherb Antiques (Kartauerstrasse 32): small antiques shop.- Teppichgalerie Pir (Konviktstrasse 49): antique oriental rugs.- Galerie Springmann (Schusterstrasse 25): art gallery, fine prints.- Antiquitaten am Schwabentor... [Lire la suite]
*akka design* has now a business page on Facebook. If you become a fan you can keep up with shop updates and other news related to the Etsy shop.
Two new acquisitions for the craft manuals section of my library: Fabric Jewellery by Teresa Searle and Sew What! Skirts by Francesca DenHartog and Carol Ann Camp. I know I should keep my library as reduced as possible, considering that I'm probably moving soon (and internationally) but I love useful, pretty books I can refer to many times, and I think these two are definitely of that kind. A peek into Sew What! Skirts: And into Fabric Jewellery:
After a long preparation, *akka design* is on Etsy! There aren't many things yet, and a lot of work needs to be done to improve it, but here we go!I'll be posting soon about the products and other Etsy related things.
This morning, happiness in the shape of fabric. I received my latest order from Contemporary Cloth. Good price, super fast shipping. I'm looking forward to making things with it!
I found these at a local charity shop here in Dublin. 'Irish Fine Earthenware Connemara' is written on the back. I think they used to be very popular in the 70s. I was looking for information about the manufacturer on the internet but I couldn't find anything. I love that retro olive green glaze and the motifs of the border... Is it the beginning of a collection?