All posts tagged “handmade

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Kimono Girl & Piggy

My first needle felted kimono girl found a home through Etsy so I have created another kimono girl.  She wears a light blue kimono and yellow obi tied in a bow at the back. I have also created a needle felted pink piggy with lime green dots.  Her ears are… Read More

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Polka Dots Patterned Lunch Bags

   I made polka dotted, green and red patterned and insulated lunch bags. They are the same size and shape as the plaid patterned lunch bags from a previous post.  I used two different kinds of fabrics in each lunch bag that blended well together.  For me, it is not only… Read More

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Gifts from My Students

Last Saturday was the last day of my Japanese language school for the 2014/15 school year.  It has been 8 years since I started teaching Japanese to children.  Every year the students in my class are different and each class is unique.  Over the year I get to know my class by communicating,… Read More

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Spring Tote Bag

Spring has come, at least in the Pacific Northwest!  For my next project I searched for brightly colored, elaborately patterned fabrics to mix and match.  I found two blue patterned fabrics and made a tote bag.  The bag is big enough to carry a purse, a phone, as… Read More

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Crochet Pillows

For my next crafting project, I made pillow cases which have fabric pattern on one side and crochet on the other side. I learned how to knit before crochet, but I always thought that crochet was very pretty.  I started making simple scarfs and small bags with crochet.  For the… Read More

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Piggy Coin Case!

This adorable fabric with little colorful pigs all over it, is extremely versatile, and this time, I decided to make a coin purse with it. The outside is covered with the little pig fabric, while the inside is lined with a red polka dot fabric.… Read More

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Tea Time Decor

A few years ago, my friend gave me a set of beautiful tea cups.  We have enjoyed everything from green tea to black tea, to coffee in those cups.  For me, it is quite enjoyable to have tea in such a beautiful cup because it relaxes me from a stressful day.  To make tea time… Read More