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cot quilt © 2014 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

quilt one.

As this is a very belated first post for the year, I thought I would share another first. My first quilt! Made for the exciting arrival of a close friend’s first baby due this month. Making a quilt was one … Continue reading

sprig of parsley © 2013 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

a sprig of parsley.

Fresh parsley is one of my favourite herbs,  I especially love the smell when cutting through a bunch of crispy fresh stems.  Actually the smell always reminds me of when I was little and Nanna would get me to help … Continue reading

dried leaves 1 © 2013 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

leaf study.

The leaves in these photo’s escaped the green bin this week and are now laying prettily till next collection. They will most likely be mulched by the council but at least I have some photos and can share their beautiful … Continue reading

pressed geranium © 2013 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

geranium.

This week I finished reading “The Paper Garden” by Molly Peacock.  It became a little morning ritual, moving a chair into a sunny spot by our bedroom window, making a cup of tea and reading a chapter of Mary Granville … Continue reading

Tina's wedding © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

pips and blossoms crownlet.

One of my favourite pieces for the year was made for beautiful bride Tina. Made with hundreds of hand wrapped vintage pips and petite handmade blossoms in a natural linen. Her wedding looked so faultless from her beautiful smile, stunning … Continue reading

melon roses button © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

pop!

It’s that time of year again when I get in the mood to make colourful pieces.  I have been following Melbourne designers/artists Miranda Skoczek, Harvest Textiles and peaches + keen on instagram to get my daily fix of popping neons.  Their incredibly … Continue reading

Linen floral crown © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

two hundred petals.

Eleven hand shaped linen flowers and approximately 200 petals make up this floral crown… An order I made for a bride a little while ago that I have been meaning to share.  Still one of my favourite pieces… and favourite … Continue reading

birds edited square © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

bird scraps.

The last few days have been so lovely in Melbourne, with lots of sunshine spiked with spring warmth. Thank-you mother nature for giving us a little mid-winter break, definitely made my sniffles feel not so bad : )     … Continue reading

silver branch © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

silvery leaves.

Just finished watching the “how to grow a planet” series.  Leaves really are amazing… It’s a shame that flowers get all the attention although I suppose they did evolve to do just that.  I have been working with the often … Continue reading

wild buds cluster © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

winter white.

Flowers + white  = happy.  I haven’t worked in white for aaaages, so it was quite nice to making lots of white flowers for my new bridal pieces…definitely still one of my favourite colours to work with.  On the other … Continue reading

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

blue flower © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

blue flower.

A little while ago I received the sweetest photo from a lovely lady that ordered one of my flowers for her wedding day that I’d like to share.   The photography was by stories.my Their day looked like a really … Continue reading