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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…

DIY Wall Art

Let out your inner artist with these fun to make canvas paintings! You can spell out words or your name or even make fun shapes and pictures. Supplies: Step 1: Cut about a 2 inch piece of painter’s tape from the tape roll. Then cut this piece into 3 strips. You will use these strips […] Read more…

Moon and Star Mobiles

  It’s funny having toddlers again. There was such a big age gap between my eldest girl and my second two girls that I almost forgot all the fun toddler type activities I used to do. So I decided to do an art activity with my two little girls (aged 2 and 3) and we […] 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…

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