If taobao.com is in Canada, my wallet is going to be in trouble! While my mom was in China earlier this year, I was browsing taobao.com, and instantly fell in love with this fabric. I know it’s a little bit risky to buy fabric online without touching it, but I was willing to take that risk. These were a few of the seller’s pictures: the fabric supposed to be imported from UK, and it’s cotton/linen blend.
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Wow, I can’t believe I just knew about this a few days ago: Amazon.com has launched Handmade section last year! Just when I seriously thought that handmade market is really taking a toll, since Etsy.com started allowing outsourced products to be sold on their site. And yes, these outsourced products, even though they might be handmade, they are a lot cheaper. I did some research on the comparison of the two, there are actually quite a mix of reviews.
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Second handmade leather item this year, I know it’s slow.
1. Picked up a scrap leather piece from designer fabric on Queen Street West. I liked the cheerfulness of the bright yellow. Cut out the pieces, and found a matching zipper.
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It’s June already, time to update some of my finished handmade items. I haven’t been knitting that much lately, I guess it’s because I haven’t been watching a lot of TV. I have more interest in sewing and leather work now. So, here’s my official item, a simple wallet, holds some credit cards and paper money. Continue reading “2016 Finished Handmade – 1”
Love this pattern, and love this yarn! I think I can almost say this is my favorite yarn so far: so light, and yet so warm. Nimes by Pierrot Yarns from Japan, each skein is only 25 grams. This loosely fit long sleeve sweater only took a little more than 4 skeins. Continue reading “2015 Finished Handmade – 6”