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Knitting my first pair of mittens

Recently I’ve been brushing up on my knitting skills and decided to try and knit some easy mittens. I’ve been teaching myself how to knit through YouTube and it has been a very long learning progress. So far I’ve managed to make some easy beanies and scarves. I found a great easy mittens YouTube video by InterUnet “How… Continue reading Knitting my first pair of mittens

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Sewing a Japanese Kindergarten Starter Pack

When my friend’s 5 year old son started kindergarten, she asked me a favour. She asked if I could sew a kindergarten starter pack. It seemed like a fun little project to do so I said yes without realising how many things I had committed to making. photo of Japanese kindergarten students at a sports day event … Continue reading Sewing a Japanese Kindergarten Starter Pack

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Leather Crafts – Handmade Coin Purse

On the weekend we went to Tokyu Hands in Yokohama. This store has everything and is especially good for people into DIY or crafts. It’s a little pricey but has everything you need in one spot. As we were looking around they had a big display section on leather crafts. This is something I’ve always been interested in but… Continue reading Leather Crafts – Handmade Coin Purse