Posts tagged hand embroidery

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Red Velvet Handbag

Happy New Year! Let it be full of love, passion, enthusiasm, strength and joy! I made the Red velvet handbag from red velvet fabric on which I hand embroidered silk thread pattern. The bag inside is red satin and it hides a pocket and a ribbon with a clip. The handbag has been strengthened with a [...]
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Chocolate and Flora

Two cookie pendants have been hanging about my place for a while. They look so real that occasionally they were in danger of being bitten on, so I had to do something about it. I took some chocolate colour corduroy and made a bag for them, Chocolate. Chocolate is accompanied by Flora, and Flora [...]
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Second Life

I’ve added a new category to this blog, second life. Second life are handbags made from fabric that used to be something else in the previous life, like a jacket, a skirt or a pair of trousers. I used to repurpose already as a kid. In those days, repurposing was primarily motivated by me imagining [...]
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Corduroy and Mushrooms

Traveling on old roads passing by forests can make me happy in many ways. Last year, in autumn, we took such a road. We were driving and talking how great would it be to stumble upon someone who has just been in the forest, picking mushrooms, and wants to sell them. And it happened. We stumbled [...]
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Vine

Mmm… fruit. Scents, tastes, colours, textures. This time of the year, late summer, warm and ripe. There is a high arbour over a large part of the courtyard in which I used to spend my time when I was a kid. A grapevine climbs it. The grapevine is called Izabela. It is not widely appreciated [...]
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