Bigger things have been going on in the background during the last month, and now the final step is made: I opened my own little shop at Dawanda with nice handmade things made with ♥! “ju.” is the simple name. I’ve been thinking about this for a while now always shrinking back from all the bureaucracy that comes with it. But in the end I managed to jump over my own shadow, and we will see where this new project […]
Have you been embellishing shopping totes with carved apple and potatoe stamps when you were a child? Creating your handmade christmas wrapping paper with a bit wonky stars and christmas trees? – I did so, but since then I didn’t think much of this technic anymore … till I came across the beautiful handprinted fabrics on Maze&Vale via Noodlehead. What beautiful patterns can be created with handmade stamps!I delved into the various methods of stamping and found further nifty and […]
Due to obvious reasons this post couldn’t be published much earlier. Although the big season for handmade presents is over now, I still want to share with you my this last years projects for christmas. I can just encourage everyone to try one of those nifty, but not too difficult patterns.
After giving this clutch finally to my sister for her birthday, I can now make it public as well. I followed the tutorial of the always great Noodlehead, using a tweed main fabric and two different coordinating fabrics for the lining, inside divider pockets and the front band (Anna Maria Horners “Fortune zinnia” and Joel Dewberrys “Acorn Chain”). For me, the most tricky and time consuming step was the adjusting of the gathers… It really cost my nerves till I […]
I am a fan of Anna and her noodlehead blog, especially of all her sweet little pouches. Inspired by her tutorials I created my own ones: a pencil pouch and a mini wallet with a key ring loop.