It has been ages and ages that I am planning to have this article presenting Battiayo; to be specific, I have kept a draft article on this blog for at least 4 years!! So, finally and because we have the say, « now better than never », I am very excited to present you this article, presenting … Lire la suite Battiayo: modern + dhaka
As you may know already (just by reading one of my latest posts on Podcasts), yes, I have a special love for the podcasts, and so Aji’s has a podcast channel! This was the perfect opportunity for me to know more about their work, just by listening to interviews with their talented craftsmen. What we … Lire la suite Keep making
Sourcing, finding the fabric you want, this is sometimes a nightmare..you may have bought a great fabric but now you are not able to get it again on the market while you already starting your samples with those…You have told your buyer that the weaver would 2 weeks for weaving this specific patterns with the … Lire la suite How to #9 – Fabric 101…
Monsoon is a season in Nepal that means; be organized. Whether it is raining or not, you still need your umbrella. After the rain ends, the sun gets very tough too! On my special Monsoon’s wish list, I have selected the raincoat from Bora Studio Nepal, the Bhav notebook related to the marine’s theme (I … Lire la suite Monsoon Wish List!
From my past experience with Suti, pushing my crafts to the Parisian shops…I have decided to come up with a special « how to prospect retailers ». Each experience is different while visiting the shops you love and wishes to see one day your products in there…Sometimes you have surprises and sometimes some disappointments. At the end, … Lire la suite How to #1
*** In English below *** Un concept store sympa et tout jeune que nous retrouvons dans le quartier de Jhamsikel, c’est Timro Concept Store. Timro veut dire « le tien » en Népalais, donc c’est un peu votre boutique, vos (prochains) objets faits mains, fait au Népal… J’ai profité de mes quelques jours de congé pour aller … Lire la suite Timro
****Article en Français ci-dessous*** Yes, we are still in the « sari » theme from our previous article… I had the chance to stop by last time in one of the Community centers of SABAH Nepal located in Kokhana. My friends and I had the chance to see some embroideries work on a 8-meter length sari! Each … Lire la suite Embroideries !
I was keen on presenting you this great project from 4 Scandinavian design studios : Norm Architects (DK), Note Design Studio (SE), Afteroom (SE) and A hint of Neon (DK). They all took part of the Nepal Project which aims at creating a collection of exclusive, handmade designs. The Nepal project presents a beautiful soft … Lire la suite Four designers’ team at work
****Article en Français ci-dessous*** Who doesn’t love Saris?? They are soft, colorful and are considered to have a strong quality fabric! This was my discovery this year to find some beautiful saris turned into beautiful tops and cute dresses. Theresa from Resa Living is one of the Sari’ lovers, a dedicated and talented designer to … Lire la suite Sari for life
It was last October that I met Jemma, a great seamstress and a great mom from Australia. She created the brand named ZARPAR Bébé which presents a range of fabric and crafts of the World dedicated to babies and especially baby carriers created and handmade by Jemma which all present a beautiful history and very … Lire la suite Cuty baby carriers