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Last days to register for Emma Makes workshops

Events

This October the Wairarapa is going to host its first ever Creative Festival, Kokomai. There's lots of workshops as part of that and I'm teaching two; this coming Tuesday is the last day to register. Workshop one A special sewing class where you can learn to make your own ric-rac pocket purse. This will be at my home at the table under the walnut tree and is entirely a hand-sewing project. It should be a great occasion to sit around, chat with new people and make something nice for yourself. Workshop two My other class is about customising op-shop clothing....

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How to bid on the Emma Makes Tiny Eyes doll

Announcements Events

The Tiny Eyes collaboration dolls are all finished and this weekend they're being auctioned on Facebook. To bid on the auction (which will run from Friday August 9th at 12pm (NZST) and finish on Sunday August 11th 12pm (NZST)) you need to join this Facebook event. All the bidding will happen online. Below is a look at my doll - completely finished and with her little toy cat. I purposefully made my doll look like an adult but I do worry that I've made a crazy cat lady. Oh well, crazy cat ladies need love too. Great news for Waikato readers...

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An exciting collaboration with Tiny Eyes

Announcements Events Inspiration Making Tiny Eyes

Over the weekend I received a really exciting email from Dee at Tiny Eyes asking me to collaborate with her in making an Emma Makes-inspired doll. She's asked a few New Zealand makers and all the dolls will eventually be sold online. If you haven't come across Dee, she's a well-known crafter making individually handcrafted fabric dolls in her living room. She has a great following and I'm really excited to work with someone I admire on creating something truly different for me. For now I need to think about how my doll will look (Dee will do the sewing) and what Emma Makes...

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Emma Makes loves you on Valentine's Day

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Limited offer: order a custom Emma Makes bag

Announcements Events Making New products

For a very limited time - during February and March 2013 - I'm giving customers the chance to order a custom Emma Makes bag in the fabrics of their choice. Here's how it works... Choose your fabric I've photographed 45 different fabric designs and added them to a Flickr gallery. I've included a normal-sized pencil in each photo so you get an idea of scale. See the fabrics. You can also watch them in a slideshow. 1. Choose a fabric that you'd like for the outside of your bag, and 2. Choose a fabric that you'd like for the inside of your...

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