Non, rien de rien, non, je ne regrette rien!

Super exciting news on the press front! Very proud to have my Edith Piaf bird decoration/cushion featured across 2 pages in the prestigious French publication Plaisirs de Peindre.

Plaisirs de Peindre no 66

Hommage a Edith. Double page spread Plaisirs de Peindre.

The wonderful and very patient Audrey Higelin contacted me a wee while ago and asked me if I would like to be featured...as ever I replied with my usual dignity and poise: "HELL YEAH!!" and much whooping and skipping around the house!

I was asked to provide a ten-step demo of how I produce my little decorative cushions. I made this particular one specifically for the magazine I had the idea in my head for a long time and sparrows are a favourite subject of mine too....

Little bird cushion decoration

...and as Edith Piaf is known as the Little Sparrow it seemed like the perfect opportunity!

Close up of little ceramic bird bead

Close up china bird and tassel detail

Hand embroidered feathers, birds and Edith Piaf lyrics: je ne regrette bien

Little sparrow is hand painted with acrylics onto calico. then festooned him with hand embroidered feathers in silky shiny silks in shades of blues, turquoise, bronze metallics and yellow/orange. With glittery gold paint and tiny hand stitched birds and words Inspired by Edith Piaf "je ne regrette rien".

Currently available on my Etsy shop here: http://etsy.me/2jngfuJ

Phew! Can't believe i've finally updated the blog, think that deserves a Jaffa cake and a nap!

Thanks for dropping by! :) xx

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