Thursday, November 18, 2010

Some Childrens Clothing from Ali Bird

A few designs from Ali Bird currently in stock. The Vintage Style Deer print is a picture from my hand drawn collection, there is a bunny also, but I will save that one for Easter!. My favourite is the second from the bottom - the oriental style fabric has beautiful rich colours and is  gorgeous.
P.S If I don't have these listed on the website, feel free to contact me as some of these are one of a kind!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Just a taste of some new prints...

I felt really good this week finally being able to print some of my designs. I complete all of the printing by hand which I believe adds a sense of satisfaction to each project. The prints haven't been totally finished will have to wait for that...

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Fun Keyrings

My daughters picked out these characters at a local op shop. I love their quirkiness and have turned them into keyrings. My favourite - definately "Nanna".

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Green Boho - Summer is coming....

Some fresh green pieces finished with vintage doillies - I love green and white together...

Monday, August 16, 2010

More Designs

Monday, May 31, 2010

One Grey Woollen Blanket.....

Some creations made from one pre-loved grey woollen blanket mixed with recycled and new materials.I have created these for the local Ecofest.

Ali xx

Some dress ups for children's rooms..

These are some designs I have been working on children's favourite would have to be the red spot. I hand printed the branch and embellished with handmade yo-yo's and applique. It is available in a pastel pink spot also.
I haven't forgotten the lads! A red/blue and white pattern will sit well in a range of themes - nautical/fish/transport. Still working on a jungle/safari theme...

Ali xx

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Fish anyone!

What a catch!! I had fun creating these cute decorator fish in fabric which I based on the wooden variety.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Origami Flower Corsage

This is a project I created recently for our Art collective challenge "Asia". I have used the concepts of origami to create a raw silk corsage belt...I think I will make some more of these in different colours...

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Little Pieces

Some little dresses for the wee ones....sorry some of these designs get snapped up before they make it to the website. One still has the pins in place....

Designs from past summer for the wee ones.......

Monday, March 8, 2010

Something Red

Being involved with an Art Collective provides lots of opportunities to pursue a creative side in lieu of commercial incentive.
POD Collective is the name of our group and our latest "challenge" was to produce a piece of work with the theme "something red".

I created a 3 colour lino block print from a sketch I had done. I have framed it with a simple black frame and quite happy with the result. I also experimented printing with the block onto a grey felt bag. 

"Red" by ali bird 

The collection of works from "Something Red" challenge

Monday, March 1, 2010

Print and Stitch

These are some t-shirt designs that I printed onto natural cotton calico. The idea was to keep printing my designs over the top and end up with a montage of all my prints...however, I got the fabric out and decided to machine stitch scene's over the top with black cotton. I really like the finished product and they will be incorporated into throw pillows, tote bags or maybe framed. I will put the finished products on at a later date.


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