*** There are moments when words become heavy stones sinking to the bottom instead of reaching the surface, which remains perfectly still. Looking down, you can see them laying down there. Let it be silence then. Giving time to time. Stitch by stitch, tracing back the original thread. For what it may mean, that’s where I’m at now.
*** …doesn’t make a summer, maybe a swallow dress will? *Hirondelle fabric from Atelier Brunette, pattern inspired by « Style Petite fille » by Yoshiko Tsukiori. The fabric flower is self-inspired.
*** A special, handmade present, for a special birthday. A handmade garment may look like a regular one but it is not what it may seem to a foreign eye. It’s your hours spent looking for the right pattern and fabrics. It’s a coat of armor made out of hours of patient work under a tiny lamp. No matter if no one is aware of it, it’s a unique token of love you’re wearing.
*** It’s the wonderfullness of childhood. Seeing her become a kitten-princess with the most whimsical back-scratching tool as a scepter and striped socks as dancing shoes. It’s her joy and mirror dancing. All the dreams that are comprised in a few hours of cutting and sewing her « favorite fabric of all times ». To those who tell me oh my, when do you find the time or why do you bother, I can only answer that: I do because it’s (oh […]
I just found this little girl in her piyamas one morning, donning my hat (which I had forgotten on the couch) and happily playing with her princessess. Life is good isn’t it?
*** You were never much of a talker and you let your gestures show how much you cared: your delicious cakes, the sweaters you would knit for me, the tiny thoughtful presents you would leave on my table. It took me years to understand and appreciate your silent devotion, your daily commitment to make us happy. For your birthday, in this special moment where your health plays tricks on you, I wanted to offer you something special. In order to […]
Catégories : Handmade • Tags: amour, anniversaire, birthday, Brooklyn Tweed, cadeau, cara, Cascade 220, compleanno, douce, gift, knitting, maglia, mama, maman, mammina, photographie, photography, regalo, sweet, tricot
Noël est dans 7 jours et je suis au beau milieu de projets entamés et nouvelles idées qui surgissent. J’ai appris à ne pas paniquer parce que je passe toujours par cette phase puis je m’en sors. Sauf que, cette fois-ci, c’est différent. Je sais que je ne pourrai pas réaliser tous les cadeaux dont j’avais envie; j’ai travaillé jour et nuit jusqu’à hier midi sur un cadeau spécial dont j’avais (très) mal jugé la durée donc je viens tout […]
Catégories : Handmade • Tags: cadeaux, christmas, crafts, fait maison, fatto a mano, fotografia, gifts, Handmade, natale, Noël, photographie, photography, regali, Un pas sur la lune, Un rêve de lumière