Hilo & Bobbin

The Australiana quilt.

The Australiana quilt.

Before cushions, before embroidery, and before banners I used to make quilts and to say I've been itching to design a quilt that adds in my love of embroidery is an understatement.  Inspired by the gorgeous flora of our home and the colours of nature, this quilt is my current favourite thing I've ever made. đŸ˜± The idea of these embroidered squares started back in the UK in the 1850's-1950's. The reason they were called "red-work" is because they were primarily made with red thread,  which was more available to "common" people and not as expensive as the silk thread that would usually be...

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What do I do with it? 3 ways to style your banner in your kids room.

What do I do with it? 3 ways to style your banner in your kids room.

What can I say? I Love to fluff around in my home and decorate with unique individually selected pieces. I like my home to feel like a representation of what and who I love in a carefully collected way. You know? If you have no idea what I'm on about I'm trying, and possibly failing, to explain the reason why I came up with some of those banners in my shop. Its about having a unique piece that you can share with your kiddos, that add that little something extra. Whether it's embroidered, weaved or sewn a wall hanging is a unique...

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The maker behind the scenes.

The maker behind the scenes.

Get to know me and my brand here at Hilo & Bobbin.

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