Product Name: FABRIC FOLK KIT: Dido Belle
Make your own Fabric Folk hanging decoration of Dido Belle (1761 - 1804):
A British heiress and a member of the Lindsay family of Evelix. She was born into slavery and illegitimate; her mother, Maria Belle, was an enslaved African woman in the British West Indies. Her father was Sir John Lindsay, a British career naval officer who was stationed there.
These charming Fabric Folk Kits are a collaboration between The Shop Floor Project and collage artist Amanda White. They celebrate figures throughout history.
SIZE: The finished dimensions are approx: 17 x 9 cm
Each kit contains:
- A printed fabric folk panel
- Two sewing needles
- Thread and pins
- Length of ribbon for hanging
- Organic lambswool stuffing
- Story Card
You will also require scissors (not included)
PLEASE NOTE: This product is not a toy. It is designed as an adult craft project, and requires basic sewing skills. The kit contains sharp objects (pins and needles).
These charming Fabric Folk Kits are part of an ongoing collaboration between The Shop Floor Project and paper-cut artist Amanda White. Celebrating important female figures throughout history the collection includes: Queen Elizabeth I, Mary Anning the fossil hunter, writers Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters Anne, Charlotte and Emily.
Amanda White’s celebrated collages of portraits and historical houses bring together her love of old buildings and literature. Trained as a theatre designer, each paper cut feels like a set design or sketch for a costume, each one drawing you into the scene and finding more, as you take in all the detail.