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Thursday, 2 June 2011

Where has the time gone? Bustles, Ruffles and Steampunk themes

This last weekend we made the 5 hour drive up to Derbyshire from Suffolk for the Cirque Du Temps bellydance festival. Wow did the weather behave badly, but what a lovely welcome we had. Fantastic event, with some amazing dancers and bands performing, which I am hoping will be on again next year. All run in aid of the Air Ambulance, with much hard work by Demolitia Tribal and her trusty team! We sold several items to some lovely people.

Check out some of the photos from this year in their Facebook group Cirque 2011

There has been lots of work to do since moving, so unfortunately my ArtFire shop has been not kept as regularly updated as I would have liked, despite making lots of new things! It's really amazing how much time you have to put into the 'computer stuff' when you make handmade.

Golden Bustle Belt
As we were going to Cirque this year and the theme was Steampunk, I made this bustle belt in golden hues for the event. Bustles and Ruffles have taken over the shop right now.

Ruffled Collar Shrug

OOAK Ruffle n Bustle Skirt

OOAK Ruffle n Bustle Collar & Skirt Set


  1. Love the bustles!! So cute and romantic. The lace on the first picture makes it seem kinda vintage too, definetly a gorgeous look.

  2. Thank you Chella, that was just the effect I was aiming for :)