Category Archives: process

wreath © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

linen leaves wreath.

A piece I finished last week as a special request. This piece is made with hand tinted and scored linen leaves wrapped around a formed vine alice band, which ties at the back with a floppy silk pale gold bow. … Continue reading

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colours.

  Over the past two weeks I have had cerise hands, tangerine hands, lilac hands,  scarlet hands and many other unhealthy shades of skin. Our kitchen has been looking a little like a science lab with bowls of brightly coloured … Continue reading

assembling opening buds small © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

little wild spring buds.

I have been busy working away in my flower making work shop which is also sometimes known as the kitchen ; ) These are process shots of some wild linen buds I’m working on for my hair garlands, which will … Continue reading

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work in progress.

I have been a very bad blogger this month, but I have been making it up by working hard on a new jewellery collection. I have felt so inspired lately to revisit jewellery having focused on millinery for the past … Continue reading

daisy process © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

palest blue flowers.

Some process photos of hand dyed cotton flowers I made over the long weekend for an order. I absolutely love mixing dyes as I seem to get so lost in watching all the little sprinkles of colours dissolve like tiny … Continue reading

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french cotton garland.

Here are some progress shots of the latest garland/bunting I’m working on for my shop. I am using some old french cotton napkins and I have enough to just about make five garlands. Some of the napkins had food stains … Continue reading

Linen Sweet Peas © 2010 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

linen sweet peas.

So I finally have some pictures of my Sweet peas.. I still need to make the tendrils but we had such beautiful sun light beaming through the kitchen window this afternoon I just had to take some photos. I have … Continue reading

3 linen flowers © 2010 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

linen peony.

This week has been such a perfect week filled with flowers, play dates for my pup, scones and jam, drawing and markets. I had my first botanical illustration class, it was so lovely and peaceful and I am quite excited … Continue reading