Monthly archives of “December 2014

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Teru Teru Dolls

There is a traditional handmade doll made of white paper or cloth called “TeruTeru Bouzu” in Japan.  When I was a child, my friends and I made this doll and hung it from the roof as a way of wishing for good weather the next day.… Read More

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Quilted Pot Holders

Since I craft often, I have many left over fabric scraps. Although they are small, they have patterns that are much too cute to throw away. After a bit of brainstorming, I decided to make quilted pot holders with the leftover fabric. I sorted the fabrics by color… Read More

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Hand Knit Leg Warmers

  Living in a city, I walk everywhere; to the Sunday Market, the café, the library, the park.  It is fun to simply walk around the city in search of a new shop or to go on a picnic with Cocoa and Haru in spring and summertime.  It is, of course, not as much as fun in… Read More