Sewing

Project Bag with fabric by Kaartje van Koosje

I have been using fabric printer Motiflow to print my own fabric for a little under two years now. When I started sewing for Etsy I was limited by my fabric choices, because I saw other sellers use the same 3-4 popular fabrics (foxes anyone?). To make a truly unique product, the fabric should also… Continue reading Project Bag with fabric by Kaartje van Koosje

Sewing

Game Controller Pajama Pants

My boyfriend's birthday was coming up and I wanted to make him a nice pair of lounge pants when I found the next fabric while shopping for something else (story of my life): How cute is that, little controllers! The fabric brand is Stenzo and I bought it on stoffenkraam.nl but it has sadly sold… Continue reading Game Controller Pajama Pants

Crocheting

Innocent Smoothies Knitted Hats Campaign

Every year Innocent Smoothies tops their smooties off with handknitted or -crocheted hats to raise money and awareness for the Dutch National Elderly Fund to battle senior loneliness. I have always wanted to join this campaign and this year I switched between wool brands, so it was a good excuse to use up some scraps.… Continue reading Innocent Smoothies Knitted Hats Campaign

Cross-stitching

Stitchonomy Halloween Stitch-Along

I was introduced to cross-stitching by my friend Alyssa from Stichonomy, who shares a studio space with me over at Handwerkstudio Leiden. She makes cross stitch kits and also sells supplies for them. I tried a couple of cross-stitch projects and ended up really liking it! It's a convenient little craft to do on your… Continue reading Stitchonomy Halloween Stitch-Along