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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…

Come in, We’re Open

So it has been 3 months since I closed my etsy shop while I went on maternity leave. As my baby boy gets bigger I am getting back into the swing of things and life is starting to normalize. It feels really good to be making things with my hands again. I just love being […] Read more…

Skirts for the girls

You know, skirts have to be the most satisfying project to make. An article of clothing that looks great, is functional, and only takes 10 minutes to sew, awesome! So naturally the first project I make after stowing my sewing machine away for the past couple of months is a skirt. Or many skirts for […] Read more…

An Autumn Hat

With the weather getting cooler I thought it fitting to make a new hat for my girl. My hands had been eager to start a new knitting project, it feels like it has been such a long time since I’ve made anything. I found this simple hat pattern from a free project sheet from the […] Read more…

The past 6 months…

It’s been quite some time since I’ve blogged here. The past 6 months have been quite a whirlwind, in a good way, for me and my home based business, Alhumdulillah. I wanted to take a moment to document what an amazing year I have had so far. I have learned so much and met many […] Read more…

Little lessons in sewing

I’ve had a lot of beginner sewing students visit me this past month, and learn little lessons in sewing, and each time they come, gradually building on their skills. I wanted to share some of the projects they’ve worked on in our little sewing studio corner. I hope to keep taking snapshots of their completed […] Read more…

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