Tag Archives: etsy

HOPE: Esperance Mukasekuru

To read more about why I post these stories click here. Esperance Mukasekuru is a successful weaver who lives in Karenge, Rwanda. She buys used bed sheets and bed covers and then skillfully weaves colorful designs into them, increasing their value and thereby allowing her to profit from their resale. Esperance joined HOPE’s Rwandan partner, […]

more bibs and burp rags!

Just letting you guys know, there are a BUNCH of new bib and burp rag sets in the shop. A great affordable handmade addition to any baby shower gift! A preview: They are super cute and this time I’m keeping a set for myself. Well, for Jude, but really it’s for me. 🙂 It’s a […]

Many many Diana Hobo Purses

If you ever wondered what I did with my time during Jude’s naps, this should give you a hint. I made eight of these purses last week to try and get some inventory in my etsy shop (there were two of the black Ring Dot purses – one had a blue interior, the other, golden […]

sewing, sewing, sewing

Lots of sewing happening around here, a few custom orders and a few bags sewn up to list in the shop. I had a hard time listing this one, I kinda want to keep it. Still. Don’t be surprised if it disappears from the shop. The fabric is Erin McMorris Wildwood Collection – Checked Floral […]

Partnering with Hope International

Since I have envisioned myself running a little shop on etsy, I always wanted to figure out how to use it to benefit others. There are so many great organizations out there and so many places to make donations and I was always a bit stumped when I thought about where this money should go. […]

Craft Hope for Haiti

I know I have felt a little paralyzed to help with this whole situation that is going on in Haiti. My heart just aches for those people. My mind spins at the tragedy. More than anything, I want to give to make an impact over there but our finances are a little strained at the […]