I Felt Like It, My Deer.

During one of our trips to Tokyo I picked up an adorable little needle felting kit at Kinokunya bookstore. The bookstore in Shinjuku has an extensive selection of Japanese craft books. By the time I leave Kinokunya I’m always dragging bags down flights of stairs and often recruiting my husband like a…

The Cuteness of Kamio Mari

  Japanese embroidery artist, Kamio Mari, will strike your fancy with her colorful, handmade creations. Although her work isn’t covered in complicated stitches, her design ability is captivating. Something that seems so simple, in fact requires a great deal of clever technique applications. Kamio Mari studied and graduated from the…

Sweet Creema

  Happy Easter, my stitchers! I’d love to give you all heaps of sweets but alas, the internet hasn’t developed a way to deliver chocolate digitally so instead, here’s some candy for your eyes.       Creema is basically an Etsy in Japan. I’m using ‘Etsy’ as a catch-all…