Tag: handmade

Brooch “Eucalyptus”

The most challenging was to find the right shade of green for the leaves. To tell the truth the thread on the spill was more greenish, but when knotted it looks just right smoky. Still the small brooch is a failure. The stamens should be more regular. Such comes the bigger one with regular stamens […]

Kogin – what is this?

Although my main love is still micro macramé, I am interested in other handicrafts. Especially Japanese as me appeals their fine and delicate attitude to what they do. “Kogin” embroidery is traditional for Japanese northern farmlands. Its history goes back to Edo time (1603-1867). Strict rules forbade peasants to wear fine cotton clothes and decorate […]