About Hilo & Bobbin

Hello there dear friend, my name is Lydia.

I'm the hands and heart behind Hilo & Bobbin.

The name Hilo & Bobbin came from 2 words. "Hilo" which is a Spanish word meaning thread pronounced e-low and "Bobbin" which is the spool that holds thread in the sewing machine. Two things that you cant sew with out. 🧵

I live in Sydney, Australia with my husband and two kids, Miss M and little Mr M. They are very different little people. My girl loves teal and yellow, is always dancing & cartwheeling around our home and loves to watch girly tween dramas and Tik Tok... oh my gosh the Tik Tok dances.😳 My son on the other hand runs around the house with his volume at, what feels like, 100% and cant sit still even when he's eating. 🏃🏽‍♂️

They were and still are the inspiration behind my work. Every kid is different and I wanted to create intentionally designed and made décor items that can be as unique as our kids.

But there is still a big part of myself in all my work too. I've been sewing since I was 15, mostly quilting. I've used the traditional art of patchwork in my limited edition quilts. I've also added my never ending love of embroidery into my cushions. And I'm just starting friends. I have so many ideas running through my head at any given time of day and I hope to share them all with you. 

So thank you so much for spending the time to get to know me and my passion. I would love to get to know you more too. Head over to Instagram and say hello. I'd love to meet you!