I have known Mr Tuan and Trung for a long time before I started dogstar 20 years ago. They have been dogstar clothing since the beginning. dogstar garments are not easy to make. It often takes time for them to understand how to construct the pieces. Over the last 20 years that we have been working together, they became like my family. Their children have grown up over time.
To me it is their hands that created and supported dogstar. Each garment has been carefully made by them and finished beautifully, their thoughts were sewn with each stitch. I...
This weekend I picked up this beautiful old sewing machine from Brenda, @Thehouseofwindsor. She makes beautiful hats.
I had been looking for weeks on ebay, gumtree and other online marketplaces.
It was such a coincidence that the sewing machine that I have been looking for was from my friend Brenda.
Or was it meant to be?
My grandma used to have one of these SINGER foot operated sewing machines ages ago. I remember the sound of the foot going up and down rhythmically when I was a child.
My grandma's machine is not as fancy as this one but I remember the...
When I see beautiful hand stitching, I just get so excited and the right side of my brain goes crazy.
Tamara, from our creative team created this beautiful hand stitching work.
She spent two hours hand stitching with this and I fell in love with it straight away.
I just love HAND STITCH WORK.
I can imagine so many things incorporating this intricate work.
What can you imagine in this stitch work?
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