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Madeline Scharpf

When she’s not gallivanting overseas (usually to Japan) Madeline is making things at home in the Oregon countryside where she lives with four dogs, a pig and her human family.

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The Long and the Short of it

  ロングアンドショートステッチ <<< That’s Katakana. It’s one of three Japanese alphabets and used for words…

Do you know Nuido?

Japanese needlework is rich in history and, like in many other countries, began as a…

I Felt Like It, My Deer.

During one of our trips to Tokyo I picked up an adorable little needle felting kit…

The Cuteness of Kamio Mari

  Japanese embroidery artist, Kamio Mari, will strike your fancy with her colorful, handmade creations.…

Saori and @1000wave

  Saori is type of weaving developed in Osaka, Japan only 40 years ago. The…