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New! Lunar Ramadan Calendars

Assalamu Alaikum, I am so excited to announce my new Ramadan Calendar line for 2017. As an Early Childhood Educator, I am always looking for fun ways to incorporate learning into my handmade products. My new Lunar collection features the moon phases over the course of the month on the outside of the fabric pockets. […] Read more…

Open Arms Kayseri Project

I would like to introduce you to the Open Arms in Kayseri Project (OAK), a charity started by some wonderful sisters I know in Turkey, to support Syrian refugee families. More from OAK: Our focus is in three areas: Emergency care, self reliance and education for women and children. We provide supplies including food, coal […] Read more…

Pants for him

I believe this is my first sewing projects for my boy, Alhumdulillah! I have to say it is a bit difficult to get into the mindset of sewing for boys after having sewn for myself, and then 3 girls, haha. If you follow me on instagram you may have seen my new resolution for 2017.. […] Read more…

World of Threads Festival 2016

It was a funny coincidence that just when I started to have a growing interest in textile art, I came across a flyer for an upcoming textile festival- the World of Threads Festival! I feel a little sad that I missed so many years of this festival in the past and only came to know […] Read more…

Experimenting with Fabric Printing

We’ve been experimenting the past couple of days with fabric printing. When I say we, I am referring to my daughters and I, of course. Whatever Mama is doing, the girls want in on the fun! And being that we live in such a small apartment there really is no where to hide. So we […] Read more…

Free-Motion Embroidery

I’m not sure when my love to textile art began. Maybe it was when I met my husband and got introduced to the beautiful handwork and embroidery on Pakistani fabrics and clothing. Maybe it was when my Grandmother gifted me a beautiful second-hand needlepoint framed picture of colourful flowers in a vase. Or maybe it […] Read more…

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