Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Cellphone as Barbie?

How can you tell its pre-sale  time?
I have a lot of projects on the go and its nice to report a flurry of creativity and get a reaction so I can tell if its worth continuing with certain things.
Thanks for the comments on the i phone case. I'm making more.
A couple of years ago I bought the most lovely linen for curtains which I have still not made, so I've 'borrowed' a bit from the bottom and made some phone cases. It looks grey on my laptop but is lovely subtle Jade green













I've also made some 'going out' wear for the i phone in pure silk dupion. Its like having a Barbie doll with a change of clothes!













It's a fragile fabric but so luscious and if you know the kind of person who is always on their phone at Dinner/ in the pub/ with friends? Well it gives those around them something nice to look at while they chat and ignore them.













I wish you could see the true colours of this silk.













I'm just waiting for the arrival of some trigger hooks before I can finish these.













Today I'm making some in tweed. This isn't just any old tweed . Its Vintage Tweed sent to me by Viv of Hens Teeth. For the last year I've been stroking it lovingly and saving it for something special.








Pictures tomorrow.

33 comments:

Wipso said...

Oh wow your work is so lovely. I love the vibrant colours you've used.
A x

Maria Dent said...

Oh youve been a busy one...... they all look great. Cant see you making the curtains with that fabric though! Imagine how many things you could make out of it. Curtains are under rated!! lol

Jill said...

wow, wish I was as well dressed as these i-phones will be - wish I had an i-phone!

Elizabeth said...

Love your post title Jackie!!! You alwyas make me laugh!!! You are on a creative tear and these are all glorious!! I hope that you have a great sale- all of your designs and colorways are lucious!!
I wore your heart brooch to a large quilt show on this past weekend and I got lots of compliments- I handed out all of your cards!!!
Hugs!
Elizabeth

MrsP said...

Oh love the tweed and the jade linen- washable by any chance? Love the silk too but totally out of the question for me- it's like haute couture for iphones!

maggi said...

These are so beautiful. They makes me wish I had an i-phone.

karen said...

the silk ones are BEAUTIFUL...

Lyn said...

They are so beautifully made Jackie, hope the sun shines for you in the garden next weekend!
Love
Lyn
xxx

deb said...

I am not sure how I got here, just mindlessly surfing from one blog to another, but wow! I absolutely love your work and I am now busy scheming ways to get that lime green purse from your etsy shop!! Would an I pod touch fit in your little cases, my daughters would love them?? Or maybe you can make one the right size?? Anyways... fabulous work, will be back!!

WendyCarole said...

if only I had an i phone love the cases

arlee said...

DELICIOUS Jackie!These would FLY out of upscale (high street?) shops i bet!!

Linda said...

I've just been browsing the net to see how much iPhones cost....see what you've done to me!
The silk cases are utterly delicious :-)

Elizabeth Armstrong said...

Just so beautiful Jackie!
I think I must look to my wardrobe which is sadly the last thing I ever think about!
One could be persauded to buy a phone if the togs to dress them in were this groovy!
Cheers
Elizabeth

purplesusie said...

Tweed uummm, might be useful for when i move north, got to keep my iphone warm ;-))
Beautiful colours, beautiful silk wish i could be so creative...................
Sue x

Carol Q said...

some absolute stunners there Jackie.

Aileen Clarke Crafts said...

These are FANTABULOUS!!!! xxx

Heather said...

Wow, wow and thrice wow! Those 'going out' cases are even more gorgeous than the first ones. They'll be a sellout Jackie.

Rosie said...

Absolutely scrumptious! I drooled with envy over these ... but then I had an idea that if I bought one somebody might buy me an iphone to put in it? No? I didn't think so either.

ShabbyChicShaz said...

I'd like a cover like this but don't have an iphone! They are gorgeous :)

Julie said...

Beautiful Jackie! They'll be queueing up as would I if I had an iphone.

Wendy Coyne said...

Those silk cases are pop star fabulous. You should send one to someone like Cheryl Cole and wait for the orders to come in :)

Lesley's Creations said...

Gorgeous! Especially the red silk case. Lesley x

madeleines sofa said...

Your work is absolutely beautiful - you are an inspiration to a textile student like me! x

chris, milatos said...

Hi

Found your blog, wow what lovely bags. Colours are amazing. You ae a busy crafter.

Twiglet said...

Those silk ones are such luscious little works of art!!!

JaneO said...

Love the phone covers - so much thought in your design. Maybe try to target trendy media types for the really special ones (made to match their impossible shoes?)

Doreen G said...

Absolutely beautiful Jackie -will you be able to produce them fast enough to keep up with the demand.
I noticed your stop press message--I had a similar thing happen to me where I had made a church banner and recently I had noticed that a group had taken my blog and put it onto theirs.
I complained to them-received an earfull about the how it would only help my blog and I asked them to remove it--which they did.
Now I am receiving porn e-mails from them which now go into my trash before I get them.
And they were a so called church group.
Go figure.
Sorry to fill your comment section with this.

Chriss said...

Oh very definitly worth doing, they are lucious and I want one. Green is my alltime favorite color so make plenty of green!

Heather said...

Oh, Jackie...the silk dupion ones are just exquisite!!

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Oooh - silk and dupion at that. Yum!! I have a huge weakness for dupion. I don't have an i-phone but if I did I would want one of these!!

Bella B said...

Hello Jackie - I came across your post on "Handwriting" some time ago and have only now got around to handwrting a post referring to it on my blog. I write today only as a courtesy to let you know that I have. Please don't feel obliged to respond to this comment. Long live the written word....!

A Time to Dance said...

Cant wait to see the tweed ones!

paddysdaughter said...

Love the colours on these, and the designs - they remind me of abastract sputniks!



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