Cowart's Common Room
STALL 5 CALICO KATE

Hello CK here and so excited to be part of this that I got up an hour earlier than usual!
Here is a collage of ‘stuff wot I make’, close up pics in the comments with details. I do have a website ….. only none of these things are on it Embarassed so I won’t direct you there just now.
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Posted at 26th Nov 2010 - 08:26AM   Posted by CalicoKate   STALL 5 CALICO KATE Comments: 24

Cushions
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Cushions all have washable hypoallergenic hollow fibre pads. & measure apx15" square.
I have six listed today with special Purple Coo Prices:
Hand felted 'Clematis' on green check - £20
Embroidered vintage linen 'Pansy' type flower - £15
Embroidered Vintage linen 'basket of flowers' - £15
Hand knitted green and russet stripes with five square button fastening - £15
Hand felted Cockeral - £25
Tapestry of pears - £20

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 08:38AM

Knitted Bags
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Knitted in Icelandic wool this has been lined in cotton with a blue a stripe and fastens with a large blue button - £18

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Knitted in a navy wool (doesn't show up very well here) and lined with a pale blue cotton with pretty stars, fastens with a large orange button, there is a small pocket inside. - £18

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A long thin bag with a long strap, pink & white stripes in Icelandic wool with a black bottom, lined in cotton with a pink/beige/white stripe, there is a small pocket on the inside. - £15

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A stripy tote style bag lined with a checked cotton with a small pocket. - £18

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 08:47AM

Tea cup candles
CalicoKate's Avatar Made using recycled wax from a candlemakers and vintage teacups they are lightly scented. All are £6.
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'Green' - one available
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'Pink' two available and includes matching cake plates
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'White' two available

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 08:51AM

Scarves
CalicoKate's Avatar Knitted grey wollen scarf with pink fringe and a single pink heart embroidered on one end. Not very long so perhaps suitable for a child. £12
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Hand 'Nuno' felted scarf using merino wool - not very long, so worn as a 'collar' perhaps fastened with a pretty brooch. £20
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Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 08:55AM

Other stuff!!
CalicoKate's Avatar 'Love Notes', pretty black board hearts hung on a ribbon. I made these using wood from an old chest of drawers I had when I was a child!
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'Love Wreath' Featherstitched initials on slightly padded hearts attached to a heavy raffia wreath and wrapped in tartan ribbon. - £15 (only one available - at the moment)
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Soap dishes
Vintage saucer, with a suitably 'vintage style' soap, gift wrapped in cellophane with an organic cotton facecloth. £6
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Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:00AM

Cards
CalicoKate's Avatar 'Scent with Love' £4.50
Hand made fabric heart, stuffed with English lavender and mounted on an A5 size card, stamped with 'scent with love', these cards have been left blank inside for your own message.
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'Heartfelt' £3
Hand made felt heart cards stamped with 'Heartfelt' slogan, left blank inside these could be for 'Heartfelt' birthday or Christmas wishes, commiserations or sympathies.
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Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:05AM

More stuff
CalicoKate's Avatar Lavender bags, Made from vintage linen coasters and recycled cotton fabric, these are stuffed with English lavender.
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Five available £5 each

Napkin rings
Fabric napkin rings with a little house on each one. Ideal as a house warming present perhaps?
One available £5
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Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:08AM

And finally - Egg cosies & Tea cosies
CalicoKate's Avatar Knitted using remnant wool they are £2 each or two for £3
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Teacosies or hats for very large heads! Just these two available. £10 each
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Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:11AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar Goodness Shocked this took me as long to set up as a 'real' table does!
Should anyone want anything I can take paypal or cheques, then please pm me, leave a comment here or send me an email - themacdonald2@btinternet.com

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:14AM

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Faith's Avatar Hi CK, lovely stuff as always. Can I have the green cup candle please - before anyone else snaffles it! - and how much are the blackboard hearts?

Posted by: Faith on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:25AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar Thank you Faith - Ooops to the hearts! They are £6 each
Can certainly let you have the green candle - thank you very much! x

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:40AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar Still on the bench though coming off it later are four denim picnic cushions with waterproof backs. They are £25 each
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Rather like the one that Faith had
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and took its photograph whilst on holiday in Bognor!
Made from recycled denim they have an oilcloth back and rope carrying handles.

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:54AM

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Faith's Avatar And mine is gorgeous I have to say! I LUV it!

So cup and 2 blackboard hearts for me please. How many cm are the hearts across? - sorry to keep asking questions!

Posted by: Faith on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:56AM

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Faith's Avatar Oh and I think I'll have a soap, flannel and saucer set please. The one on the bottom right please, with the small pattern.

Posted by: Faith on 26th Nov 2010 at 09:58AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar ShockedVery HappyVery HappyVery Happy Thank you Faith! - all put aside for you.

Hearts are apx 13cm wide and from ribbon to tip its apx 11cm. So not very big but big enough to write 'I love you!' on. The ribbons/beads all vary.

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 10:05AM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar Could I please have the white teacup candle please CK?

My mum collects teapots and this will go beautifully with them.

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 26th Nov 2010 at 10:09AM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar Can I have the other white candle cup, please. I think you have two.

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 26th Nov 2010 at 10:30AM

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Salle de Bain's Avatar Can you post a link to your web-site please CK?

In the meantime I'll have a blackboard heart please...may add to order when I've been over to your site.

Sx

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 26th Nov 2010 at 10:38AM

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Faith's Avatar Can I please have the red gingham ribbon for at least one heart because that goes with my kitchen, thanks.

Posted by: Faith on 26th Nov 2010 at 10:39AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar Yes yes yes!
Eeek!
Fairy Nuff & Rosie both white tea cups put aside for you

Salle Blackboard heart for you & Faith, yes you can have a red gingham ribbon!

Salle the link to our website is Studio barn Though it has got a bot out of date Embarassed another job on the lengthening list, so what I have listed here is the best to look at really.

Thank you everyone, have to go out just now but will be back this afternoon.

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 10:57AM

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Salle de Bain's Avatar Can I have the 2 white cup and saucer candles, and the red gingham ribbon in my heart please...

Thanks CK...will have to speak to you about postage, as I guess mine will be a little more than averageRolling Eyes

Thank you...Salle x

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 26th Nov 2010 at 11:12AM

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Twiglet's Avatar Fab goodies on your craft stall Kate!! Please can I have a lavender bag. Will PM you with my details.

Posted by: Twiglet on 26th Nov 2010 at 12:09PM

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CalicoKate's Avatar Thank you very much indeed everyone - I will PM you all. Very Happy

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 08:16PM

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CalicoKate's Avatar As they have proved so popular today I have made more some candles this evening. Apologies for the photos under artificial light and in a hurry! The wax was still soft in some of them!
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The little ceramic hearts are about 2 and a 1/2 inches long. and cost £4
The white cup can come with or without a mismatched saucer in blue and white willow pattern
3 available in the chinese blue and white
3 available in the other blue and white
2 available in the orange and green
1 available with the pansies
4 available in the white

Posted by: CalicoKate on 26th Nov 2010 at 08:32PM

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