Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Merry Christmas from Festoon

Festoon is taking a little break for Christmas and won't be back until the New Year, so I just wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and look forward to catching up again in 2010!

x x x Jenny x x x

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Handmade Christmas Gift Guide

I can't believe Christmas Day is only NEXT WEEK - we are too excited for words at our home! Most of our pressies are now wrapped and under the tree, looking gorgeous and proving very tempting for the kids, who can't resist picking them up, shaking, prodding and trying to peer through any gaps in the wrapping.
I'm sure it's the same in all your homes, but for any of you who haven't quite ticked everyone off the gift list yet, I wanted to introduce you to the Handmade Gift Guide - a lovely selection of gorgeous handmade goodies, created by a bundle of handmade designers (including Festoon) with the help of clever graphic design from Nykie from Noo Creative.
You're sure to find some last minute stocking-fillers here!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Japanese double-sided fabrics

I've recently discovered some gorgeous Japanese double-sided fabrics, perfect for making bunting.
Using these fabrics it's possible to make bunting that can be strung across a room and look nice from every angle, without needing to sew double-thickness... so a less expensive option for the customer as of course we are able to sell them at a much cheaper price.
The fabric is a gorgeous cotton-linen mix, so feels lovely, and the patterns are adorable too.
Here's a sample of one of our new double-sided designs called 'Robots'... at the moment exclusively available on Trifle.