Taking some better shots of the mini embroidery hoop necklaces/ brooches… All about the lighting!
You may have noticed a few changes around here and on the Etsy: A new spectacular logo and theme from the lovely Letty Ly @ Letty Loy Designs! Things are coming together with this new cohesive theme, and look waaaaay more professional than my secondary school-level Photoshop skillz. The Brand Guide gives me everything I … More A Few Changes
As the title maaay vaguely suggest, I haven’t been very on top of my game lately. But rather than focus on the negatives (throws glitter into the air): I have repurposed the Kraft-tex material I made a while ago into something completely new! I didn’t really like the zipper pouches (the zips were meh and … More When life gives you lemons, make some lemon cakes because you’re absolutely amazing
Deciding if I want to make a wee tutorial on how to make these wee little bow pins! Bow Pin on Etsy by makeMonster
Who doesn’t need a velvet cactus plush keychain? (Say that five times fast) I made these a while ago, hence the reference to my Etsy shop, but I really enjoy the little cactus dude 🙂 They’re now up on the MadeIt shop, with super awesome updated keychains that I randomly found while clearing out my … More Velvet Cactus Plush Keychain
Okay, okay… I know they’ve been done 1,000x before… But I had such cute fabric, and they turned out so adorable!!!
Oh gosh, it’s been a while! My real job seems to have gotten in the way of doing anything on makeMonster, so I’ve had a backlog of things to write/update for a while now. My meager efforts so far have bee building a Facebook page and uploading many random photos my Instagram. So not a … More Small update and miniature embroidery hoops!
In an effort to just get out there, I’ve listed some things on my Madeit storefront! makeMonster @ MadeIt Currently I just have a few plushies and some embroidery art for now, but next weekend should have some jewellry up, and possibly I’ll get around to finishing some wallets or other Kraft-Tex things I’ve been … More Madeit Storefront
So I left off last time with just treating the Kraft-Tex (washing, mooshing, and then letting dry), with the intention on testing out how well it takes paint. I’ve decided to make a few ‘leather like’ labels to put into handbags or other things. I figured it would take the ink really well, but I … More Testing Kraft-Tex with Waterproof Ink & Stamping, DIY Sew-In Labels (Kraft-Tex Testing V2)
The past few months have been rather quiet, with regard to working on anything business or craft wise. I can’t really say the same for other aspects of my life! Work has been busy (which is good, considering the Newcastle economy is a bit crap), Pat is off to do his training until September-ish, and … More Bits and Bobs, Unfinished Projects