basic papercutting workshop II

I am teaching another BASIC PAPERCUTTING workshop this weekend. This will take place on the 2nd day of the Gabii sa Kabilin Mini Maker’s Market.

Click on the photo below if you wanna play with blades and paper with me.



You may also check out CRAFTCEB for other  craft workshops that might tickle your fancy. For now, we have classes scheduled for this weekend. Next week or so, we are hoping to add sessions for the upcoming months. Exciting!

Don’t forget, the Gabii sa Kabilin Maker’s Market is happening this Friday and Saturday. Shopping hours on Friday is from 6PM to 12 midnight. On Saturday, the booths will be open from 12noon to six in the evening. See you there!

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tutorial: sleepy cat pocket

There is a noticeable lack of dressmaking in this house. What with shop production and orders, it looks like I have been making nothing but purses for months and months.  While I am more than ready to dive head first into making dresses again,  a voice in my head is telling me that I should take baby steps. Because 1) I have not decided what to make first and have been vacillating between dresses and skirts, 2) I may not have enough fabric for a nice dress (or skirt), 3) I feel like I should lose several pounds first before sewing something to wear, 4) I am not sure if I could finish sewing a dress (or skirt) with so many items to make for the shop, and 5) I have been questioning my twee taste in self-made dresses (and skirts).

Such drivel for an issue that should really not be an issue at all. I KNOW.

But I did take baby steps and yes, said steps took me right to the twee direction. *sigh*

The pocket is cute, though, so no regrets. And I provided a tutorial and free pattern so I hope you forgive the drama above.


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