Category Archives: Made it myself

What is the connection between the cow and racoon?

Well, to start with they are both rather monochromatic. Also they are both available in my newly opened Etsy shop. I am such a newbie to all this that it is both extremely exciting and so totally terrifying that I … Continue reading

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Dandelions and lace

I am fascinated by lace and all the lace making techniques and if I had all the time in universe I would love to learn them all. It is fantastic that even though it was virtually impossible for me to … Continue reading

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Easter eggs and flowers

Spring is keeping us waiting this year and I simply can’t wait any longer for everything to grow and bloom. Which rather shows in the crochet Easter decorations I have made.There is hope though that we will not be left … Continue reading

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A laptop cover out of old jeans

I simply love classic denim with its multitudes of shades of blue. That’s why when the life of a pair of jeans comes to an end I never throw them away but stash away for later when the inspiration hits … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas

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Why fix rather than throw away

I am passionate about recycling/upcycling/repairing in every shape and form. Here is my 10 reasons why you should consider it too: It is good for you. It is good for environment. It helps you develop creativity. You can gain/practice various … Continue reading

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Dragonfly soutache necklace

The moment has come. I have finally finished as yet the biggest of my soutache projects. It took me weeks since it contains over a 1000 of tiny Toho beads but I am happy with the final result. It is … Continue reading

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Compulsory rest

I have been unexpectedly forced by an injury to slow down considerably and rest. It gave me time to work on the elaborate soutache necklace I have in my head for ever. But after a while my fingers felt like … Continue reading

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Halloween spider horror story

I am terrified of spiders. Give me rats, mice, snakes, snails, cockroaches, anything really any day but please spare me the spiders. Being fortunate enough to live in the country where they are shy, retiring creatures without any plan to … Continue reading

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Monochrome soutache bracelet

When I started experimenting with soutache embroidery in jewellery making I got quite a few requests for particular pieces. Since it is rather time consuming technique – imagine all those tiny hand stitches holding it all together – I am … Continue reading

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