Meet the Makers: Meet Francis and Francine of Tienda Wabas

Posted by on Nov 6, 2016 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

  We’ve been happy to have Francis and Francine of Tienda Wabas as regulars at our different Maker’s Market events through the years.  Get to know more about this bookbinding superduo. What do you make? How did you get into it? Tienda Wabas is the brand that we use to sell several products, especially crafts, to […]

Meet the Makers: Bels Lustria of Felt Soph Fun

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

We’re back with features on the folks behind the handmade love coming your way at the next Maker’s Market!  We’d love for you to see the felt creations of Bels Lustria, under her handmade brand, Felt Soph Fun. What do you make? How did you get into it? I make felt accessories. I also do […]

Meet the Makers: David Gomez of Dagu Designs

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? I am a Mexican jewelry designer and sculptor. I come from a family of artists and since I was young, I always liked to make things by hand- crafts, clothing, etc. One day a friend invited me to his jewelry studio to see his work […]

Meet the Makers: Aissa of 417 Crafts

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? I make hair accessories for little girls using felt fabric. I developed my interest in felt when I was working as a kindergarten teacher in Japan. Felt is a commonly used material by Japanese teachers and parents. They use it to make toys and badges […]

Meet the Makers: Eilyn of Sketchnotes and the cool Diyalogo crew

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? Sketchnotes: We make handstitched lined and unlined notebooks. I really love papers and notebooks. Back in college it was really hard to find unlined notebooks, so when I saw the paper we are using for our notebooks I tried to make one with the help […]

Meet the Makers: Vanessa of Blissful Loops

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? I make bohemian-inspired accessories like flower crowns and dreamcatchers. Right now, Im focused on making dreamcatchers as accessories and as home decor. It actually started as a personal project, I call it my “happiness project” which served as my outlet and de-stress therapy. I thought […]

Meet the Makers: Melanie, Bernard, Carlo and James of Hunter Tradition

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? We are making making custom watch straps using raw leather from Philippines. We generally work on rugged designs that is out of the common styles you will find in the market. Our straps are 100% handcrafted which makes each product personal and unique. One of […]

Meet the Makers: China and Carlos of Craft Bunny & CreativAssasin

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? Both of us are into watercolor. We love to paint. But we don’t paint the same subjects. Carlos is more into painting characters from video games, anime and comics. China is more into painting bunnies. Honestly, both of us are still new to watercolor. It […]

Meet the Makers: Margaux of Creative Chaos

Posted by on Sep 19, 2015 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? I actually just recently found out that there is a term for what I do and it is even considered a genre – Altered Art. This is a form of mixed media art and is the modification of ordinary objects’ function and meaning by turning […]

Meet the Makers: Kzen of Aeternum Flower Beads

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in Meet the Makers | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? I make handmade flower beads. I import the petals and stitch them using nylon to create different designs of flowers. The rest of the materials that I use such as the green beads, teardrops and buds are bought here in the Philippines. The Lucite petals […]