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Hand embroidered handkerchief initials

Hand Embroidered Handkerchief with Initials

How do you choose gifts for your friends? Do you find that challenging? To me, finding a gift can be a puzzle difficult to solve – I would like to give something that is personal, nice, useful, and that will make them happy. And if possible, that should be something I can make myself… Some months [...]
Jeans clutch bag with handmade lace

Denim and Old Lace

Have you seen „Arsenic and Old Lace“? The movie directed by Frank Capra in 1944, starring brilliant Cary Grant. One of the best comedies of all times, as far as I am concerned. It does not matter how many times I have seen it, every time I watch it again, at some point tears of laughter start [...]
brown linen fabric clutch bag with olive wood heart and hand embroidered heart motif

Love Bags

My friend Olive Tree makes unique jewellery and other thingies from Mediterranean olive wood. I like his work very much. Each piece is beautiful in its own way, it has its own story told by rings and patterns of olive wood. They are beautiful visually, and they are equally beautiful to touch – [...]
foldover cotton clutch with embroidered sea shells

Sea Shells Clutch

Hand embroidery got the better of me:) Can not help it – I love drawing, I love fabric and threads and to me embroidery is drawing on fabric with threads… So I wanted to see how a pattern I made in appliqué on the Coral bag would look when embroidered, as a simple drawing. Red on white, red cotton [...]
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Cherry Trees in Blossom

I often mention the cherry tree across the street. The biggest cherry tree I have ever seen, magnificently dominating the view. I am looking at it now while I am sitting at my desk, windows of my living room face the cherry tree and it is enough to raise my eyes from the screen. The tree is [...]
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