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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Every year we have a BIG Halloween party with lots of kids who come to celebrate Halloween in an area where it isn’t that common. We play games, go trick-or-treating and have a witch hunt in the backyard. One of the things we started doing when the kids were young was a skit. This was […]
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 […]
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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