Handmade Lifestyle

HandmadeKultur – A super magazine!

Are you familiar with HandmadeKultur? It’s a great magazine for everything that has to do with ‘handmade’, published in Hamburg.  I’ve known about it since they got started.  At the time I sold copies of the magazine in my store Hands Gallery.  Meanwhile my daughter has a subscription that is sent to our house.  After she’s finished reading …

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Reach Your Goals

The other day I was bowling with the kids.  I am not a good bowler, but occassionally it’s fun and we had guests so it was a good activity for everyone.  I kept concentrating on the pins at the end of the lane and throwing a gutter ball!  Then I noticed the arrows at the beginning …

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Vacation Time

On vacation you have time to try new things – and in this case I also had the right weather to try it!  I’ve been waiting for a long time (over a year) to try and discharge some t-shirts with bleach.  It was really simple and I’m very proud whenever I wear my new t-shirt. …

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Krafttex – My First Project

While I was on vacation I did some creative things, even though I wasn’t sewing or working at the store.  Here and there I visited a quilt store or a craft store and I like to look around and see if there’s a bargain or maybe even a new product.  In Picking Daisies in San …

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New Year = New Project

On December 31st I was browsing through facebook when I came across a post that said I shouldn’t leave any sewing projects unfinished at the end of the year or they would stay unfinished!  I didn’t think much of it at the time, but later it came to me that this is really unfair and …

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Recyling to make a Bag

I was cleaning up the kitchen after our New Year’s Party and discovered the empty rice bag with such a pretty logo lying around.  It seemed such a waste to just throw it away and I thought I should make something out of it.  So I took it upstairs to my sewing room. Lying there …

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Personalized Textiles for You!

Are you looking for someone to personalize a t-shirt, jacket or towel?  Do you have a plain blouse that could use some spicing up?  Look no further.  Embroidery or applique could be the answer! Contact me directly and together we can find a solution!