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ReFound Makes: The Loving Spoonful’s handcrafted jewellery from spoons

In the latest of The Patchwork Quill's series on ReFound's talented artists, John Bird of Loving Spoonful takes us through his fascinating process of turning beautiful silver spoons into even-more-beautiful jewellery. 1. Pliers,side cutters,wire-end caps and beads are used in the first stage. 2. All beads and end caps are threaded unto the wire and the… Continue reading ReFound Makes: The Loving Spoonful’s handcrafted jewellery from spoons

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ReFound Makes: Sue Gifford’s hand-painted homewares

Cork artist Sue Gifford uses nature as one of her main inspirations for creating beautiful, hand-painted interior items. She gives Patchwork Quill readers a tantalising glimpse into the creative process that allows her to create these stunning pieces. She is one of ReFound's newist stockists and her delicate designs on silk off-cut cushions are an… Continue reading ReFound Makes: Sue Gifford’s hand-painted homewares

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ReFound Makes: Mandie Lowry’s record stool

Mandie Lowry is an illustrative artist from Belfast who has created some stunning items of upcycled furniture for ReFound. Her imaginative use of materials has seen biro, chalk paint and danish oil employed to create her pieces. Mandie has put together a fabulous tutorial for Patchwork Quill readers to create their own Record Stool. You… Continue reading ReFound Makes: Mandie Lowry’s record stool

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ReFound Makes: Mandie Lowry’s record stool

Mandie Lowry is an illustrative artist from Belfast who has created some stunning items of upcycled furniture for ReFound. Her imaginative use of materials has seen biro, chalk paint and danish oil employed to create her pieces.
 

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ReFound Makes: Nuala Maguire

This month's ReFound Makes gives a glimpse into the work of Nuala Maguire, a Belfast-based artist who specialises in upcycling and sustainable products. She trained in footwear and accessory design and now works as a costume designer, as well as making stitched, crocheted and knitted cushions, bags, cards and accessories under her Bluebird Belfast brand.… Continue reading ReFound Makes: Nuala Maguire

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ReFound Makes: Nuala Maguire

This month's ReFound Makes gives a glimpse into the work of Nuala Maguire, a Belfast-based artist who specialises in upcycling and sustainable products.
 

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ReFound Makes: Anastasija’s upcycled telephone table

Huge apologies for the tumbleweed blowing across the barren landscape of the blog this week, but that is all set to change - this is set to be a VERY busy month! It's officially August, meaning Craft Month has begun, courtesy of Craft NI. This year's theme is 'Culture of Making' - focusing on makers… Continue reading ReFound Makes: Anastasija’s upcycled telephone table

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ReFound Makes: Anastasija’s upcycled telephone table

It's officially August, meaning Craft Month has begun, courtesy of Craft NI.  What better time than Craft Month to launch my new monthly series of Monday Makes guest posts from a selection of talented makers at ReFound? The first guest post is courtesy of Anastasija Andrejeva. The Latvia-born Russian artist has upcycled a number of furniture and interior items for ReFound, including this cute and quirky telephone table.