Note: NeedleStory does not seem to be at Edae. I couldn’t see the store at this address when I last visited in 2017. Sadly, I have been neglecting my blog of late. After taking a short break in Seoul at
My weekend creative outlet. Inspired by this gorgeous strawberry parfait that I ate in Tokyo.
Despite feeling lethargic during the weekends (all I want to do is to lie down on the sofa with a glass of wine), I managed to find some time to crochet a new purse, in July 4th colors of white,
I received a Japanese crochet pattern book called “Kyuuto! Japanese Crafts” for Christmas which contained loads of cute, lovely crochet patterns – coasters, square and round dollies, tissue box covers, coin purse, phone covers, jar covers, baby shoes, pot holders,
I am hooked to making these cute little purses. I have been learning how to crochet different types of flowers every weekend. Made this two-toned purse last weekend, sewed on flowers with two layers of petals in the centre to
I like Woon Hung’s jewelry. They are handmade, using mostly natural materials sourced from various places in Asia, such as Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines. Her pieces are unique, and go quite easily with most of my work clothes.
We are always tempted to veg out at home on weekends. But still, we try to do one or two light activities such as going for brunch, grabbing a coffee or ice cream somewhere, visiting the nursery to get fresh
I love these little coin purses. They are useful for keeping not just coins, but for storing jewelry in your handbag, or when you are travelling. I decided to try making one myself using bright green cotton yarn. The shade
These days, retail therapy for me is hopping onto the Downtown Line and heading to People’s Park Centre to buy yarn at Golden Dragon. I just want to get as far away as possible from the crowds and the usual
As a step forward in my crocheting activities, I picked up this free lace doily design from the website of Pierrot Yarns, a Japanese yarn company. The pattern is simple which is great for a beginner like me. I made
I don’t exactly know what made me pick up crocheting again. I am guessing it has something to do with my three-week trip to Japan where I was exposed to way too many beautiful vintage-y doilies in zakka shops. I