Cushions piled up and ready to fill and label
Cushions piled up and ready to fill and label

The green cushions are now made and ready to fill, label and send. I must photograph them properly before they dissapear. I have a bad habit of forgetting to do this and then it’s guesswork when I’m asked to do a repeat in the distant future.

I thought I might be tiring of this green by now but no, I just want more and more. I suppose green is a colour we are well suited to looking at for ages. After all…it’s everywhere! A friend told me recently that she wasn’t alowed to wear green as a child because it was too “catholic”. Can you believe it? and she’s not that old either.

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Posted by:mogwaii

Born: 13th March 1969 in Edinburgh Star sign: Pisces Where do I live? An beautiful island called Lismore Who with? I live with my gorgeous man - Yorick, and my beautiful boys Ruben (currently 14) and Tom (10) and we also have cat poppy, cat Bashy and cat Spyro. What do I do there? Water veggies in the polytunnel, loads of mopping up, picking up clothes, cooking and washing dishes. The rest of the time I'm in a blissfull state in my studio making things out of wool and designing the next must have (in my head!) and a lot of cycling to and fro My favourite Books: Right now...empowerment books like "The power of now" and "The Secret", but also John Fowles "The Magus" and "The kite runner" and I love the "Tao of Poo" My Favourite films: Babettes feast, Wings of desire and The colour of Pomegranites. My favourite music: Bach cello suites for designing, Dolly parton for making (especially her album Little Sparrow), Teddy Thompson and loads of other stuff! What did I do before moving to Lismore? * Went to school in Edinburgh (South Morningside primary then St. Mary's music school and then George Watson's) * Went to Brazil for a year, fell in love, learnt Portuguese and spun a lot of wool * Studied foundation in visual arts in Manchester poly and then went on to study BA Hons in textiles at Goldsmith's college * Made felt hats, sold them at Camden market and then eventualy Liberties and had Ruben in the midst of it all - moved to Pathhead * Tom came along and I stopped making hats. sung lots of Jazz, taught Brazilian and samba singing, recorded an album and started singing with La Boum * Tom went to school and I set up Mogwaii * Moved here in 2006 There you go!! xx Sarah (from left) Ruben, me and Tom (from left) Ruben, me and Tom

4 replies on “Cushions complete!

  1. As a child in the 60’s & 70’s green was’t often seen apart from bottle green….one of the things I hate about fashion is sometimes because a colour is deemed out of fashion you can’t get hold of anything in that colour….back in the early 80’s believe it or not but it was impossible to get hold of black…
    Cushions by the way look fab:)

  2. Your creations are wonderful. I don’t know good English but I’d like you leave a comment on my blog! Congratulations! Elena Fiore
    Comment by elena fiore September 22, 2008 @ 4:23 pm

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