Brown velvet clutch bag with bat hand embroidery evening bag

Velvet Bats

Photo source: Kuća Kallina | Facebook. Bats – where from, why? There is an Art Nouveau building at the junction of Masarykova and Gundulićeva streets in Zagreb. It is called Kuća Kallina (Kallina House). The building has been built 1903-04 for industrialist Josip Kallina, it was designed by the [...]
Heart embroidery pattern framed embroidery

My Heart for You

Do you make holiday presents and decorations yourself? Here is an idea: embroidered heart picture. Heart hand embroidery tutorial and pattern – my gift to you, I hope you are going to enjoy it. My inspiration for this little piece is traditional Croatian thing: licitar. Licitar is a cake in the [...]
Blue velvet evening clutch bag elegant

His Highness the Velvet

Luxurious evening bags have been on my idea and wish list for a long time, but somehow other things make their place to the top of the list most of the times. Maybe it is the time of the year that finally made me dug through my stash of fabrics to see what have I actually got there of luxurious [...]
hand embroidery tutorial lazy daisy stitch

Hand Embroidery: Lazy Daisy Stitch Tutorial

At hand embroidery workshop in May I showed how to embroider in stem stitch, chain stitch, French knot stitch and lazy daisy stitch. Ladies who participated in the workshop tried each of the stitches, and used all of them for the final work, hand embroidered heart – licitar. I already published [...]
hand embroidered snowflake pendant and necklace

Snowflake Necklace

Proper autumn weather these days. Sometimes chilly, mainly grey and rainy at times. A few weeks ago we had the first snow of the season. Saturday morning, I get up, take a look through the window to the garden, and there… there is snow on the ground, bushes, trees! This is how it looked [...]
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