Category Archives: My Shop

Craft market madness!

I didn’t mean to be away so long! I’m in the midst of Christmas craft market-preparation madness. On the right hand sidebar you can see a list of the markets I’ll be at (there are a couple more that I’m … Continue reading

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At the Titirangi Village Market

On Sunday I had my first ever stall at the Titirangi Village Market. It was a great day: good turn out, beautiful Spring weather… I enjoyed myself! Above is a box of matryoshka cushions and sock toys ready to be … Continue reading

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Kimono Paper Craft kits

My Kimono Paper Craft kits (available through my Etsy store) have recently had a makeover! Do you remember the gift wrapping post I did a while ago? That was for the booklet that comes with the kit. You see, you still … Continue reading

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Etsy spring clean

I’ve had a big (wintery) spring clean over in my Etsy store today, updating some photos and rearranging everything. I still need to add some of my latest products, but I’m very pleased with how fresh and bright it’s all … Continue reading

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Winter Matryoshka

It’s chilly and wet, the fire is blazing and the wind is rattling down the chimney. Yep, it’s still very much winter, here in New Zealand. Time to tell you a little bit more about Winter Matryoshka, I reckon. Winter … Continue reading

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Auckland Art & Craft Fair

I had a great day at the Auckland Art & Craft Fair on Saturday. Thank you to my lovely friend Amy for all your help. I couldn’t have done it without you! (That’s Amy behind my stall after we’d just finished … Continue reading

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Craft market stall

On Sunday I had my regular stall at the monthly Devonport Craft Market. Here are my Kimono Felt Squares, pin cushions and needles cases. My matryoshka fridge magnets. Bird key rings / bag charms with Kimono Felt details. Vintage kimono and … Continue reading

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Shop update: Paper Fan Inspiration Cards

I updated my online shop this morning with some new sets of Paper Fan Inspiration Cards that I sewed kimono purses for last week. Here’s what it looks like when I’m collating the 22 different cards that go into each … Continue reading

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Autumn Matryoshka

We’re in the middle of a fierce, Autumn storm on top of our little hill here. It got me thinking about my ‘Autumn’ Matryoshka Russian dolls. She was inspired by purple thunder clouds, fallen leaves, wet bamboo and watery golden sunlight. Here’s … Continue reading

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Kimono bunting flags

Last week I picked up a new batch of my felt Kimono Bunting Flags from the printers. It’s always exciting getting a print job back! First I cut the felt into long strips, each containing the 13 different flags. Then … Continue reading

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