I made a skirt! – Learning how to make clothes (1)

I always thought that making clothes would be difficult, would require a lot of patience and would overall not be enjoyable, so I lived 35 years without trying to make any. I was so wrong! Since January of this year, I started making clothes, and I found out that not only it’s not that difficult (well, it can be, but there are some garment really easy to … Continue reading I made a skirt! – Learning how to make clothes (1)

7 standout projects that will make you buy washi tape

Washi tape (also known as masking tape) is a decorative Japanesee tape that comes in the prettiest patterns and colors. There are hundreds of different styles, with all the patterns you could ever think of. I do love washi tape and everybody who loves design, handicraft and colors should love washi tape too. Here are 7 awesome projects made with washi tape that will convince … Continue reading 7 standout projects that will make you buy washi tape

Norwegian Wood – Foxtrot lampshade

In a previous post, I told you about the Bristol Folk House, an adult education centre and one of my favourite place in Bristol.Last month, I attended their Vintage hairstyling workshop, and yesterday,  I went back for the Lampshade workshop. The pitch was the following one: “Make your own beautiful lampshade in this fun workshop, led by an experienced tutor from Quincy Lampshades. Bring half … Continue reading Norwegian Wood – Foxtrot lampshade

Patchwork Pouffe

At the end of last year, I bought ‘Makery‘, a craft book presenting ’30 projects for the home, to make and to give’. The book was written by Kate Smith, co-owner of The Makery, a lovely craft hub located in Bath. One of the projects presented, a doughnut shape patchwork pouffe, caught my attention and I decided to try to make one. As I am … Continue reading Patchwork Pouffe