Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

Romeo Romeo

A winter Quilting project for my friend’s wee baby.

September 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Seahorse for Sebby

A custom made crazy sea horse for my nephew, because the older kids were obsessed with the Aquarium around the time he was born!  

May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Desert Roo

Made this little guy for my friend’s baby Willa who was born in the big red desert! 

May 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cactus Pin Cushion Craft

Studiopossum has been busy on the old sewing machine lately! Designed and hand crafted for a 30th birthday present, this is a one-off craft project which I’m hoping will encourage … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Sarah’s choice’ block quilt

Made with love… this ‘Sarah’s choice’ block quilt for my friend’s baby girl!  It’s pretty and girly and bigger than necessary so she can grow with it. The wadding is Organic … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Resurrected from the hard rubbish

This is a project I started in NZ, and finished in Melbourne. When I moved here it was put in storage half finished… I had re-upholstered it, but the arms alluded … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mushroom houses with little doors

It has finally cooled down enough in Melbourne to bear having a blanket on your knee to stitch patches on! And it only took 15 years to transfer these patches … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mr Perkins Giraffe Toy

This is the pattern that keeps on giving.  I guess one can make a few ‘raffees out of scrap fabrics, each one with their own personality. This one is rockin … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Crafting quilts

Starting with a baby sized project I recently produced a quilt for my new niece. A labour of love, it was lovely to make something knowing it would be cherished … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lanky giraffes

I made this giraffe for my baby niece.  Handcrafted using the Mr Perkins pattern by Melly & Me, albeit with a bit of creative license with the addition of a … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Moustache Cushion

Designed & crafted for a friend with a penchant for collecting moustache paraphernalia.

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hot Dogs

I created this hot dog in his very own bun for a dear friend’s 30th birthday after joking around about her needing a lumbar support cushion for her couch. The … Continue reading

August 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

About Us

Anna Rees is Creative Director of In Residence & The English Tapware Company. Her practice incorporates the fields of photography, graphic design, sign writing and handicraft.

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