Meet the Makers: Hyacinth Barber-Umaran of The Right Brain Nook

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

What do you make? I sew casual dresses, shorts, bags, pouches, toys and other crafts. How did you get into it? After my first pregnancy, I my interest shifted from crocheting and cross stitching to sewing baby items. Are you a full-time crafter? No. If not, what is your day job? I am Business Analyst/programmer. […]

Meet the Makers: Claude + Dex of Barrio Chic

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? Kami ay gumagawa ng mga kagamitang pangbahay tulad ng laundry bags at unan na hindi matatagpuan sa SM. Naisip naming magka-lab team (Claude + Dex) na magsimula ng ganitong raket nung kami ay naghahanap ng mga kakaibigang kagamitang pangbahay pagkatapos ng aming kasal. Are you […]

Meet the Makers: Bella Joy Bardollas of Ganchillyou

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | One Comment

What do you make? How did you get into it? I make crochet fashion accesories. 🙂 The ability to crochet runs in the family, but i was not really interested in it [at first]. Then when i was in high school, our teacher taught us how to make a single chain crochet…and the rest is […]

Meet the Makers: Hannah Ibanez of Louise’s Cards and Crafts

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

What do you make? I create headbands for babies, ladies and for mommies as well. Also, non-sew Tutus for little girls. For weddings and special occasions, together with my husband Fred, we create invitations and customized giveaways. How did you get into it? I have always been into the customization of my things. I took […]

Meet the Makers of the Handmade Collective: Anne Marie Ortega of Mix & Match Handmade Accents and Raymund Java of PIRASO

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

What do you make? Anne Marie: I make handmade accessories like necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, bag charms, etc. Raymund: I make men’s accessories, well mostly, some women appreciate my accessories as well. It started out as a hobby, from way back in highschool; from me taking apart store bought accessories, and making ones from scratch […]

Meet the Maker: Melanie Dianne Aquino Manso of Habibi Gift Shop

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? Habibi Gift Shop provides perfect gifts for any occasion. I create designs for shirts and mugs, make dreamcatchers, handstamped pouches and so much more! I started Habibi Gift Shop because of my passion for both creating handmade goodies and giving gifts. It all started when […]

Meet the Makers: Rizanne Tiongko of Ruzé Collections

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? We make personalized and customized jewelry and accessories. I got into it since my husband is into this business on metals and emblems with his family for generations and so i have made a diversion on the personalized jewelry and accessories. Are you a full-time […]

Meet the Makers: Ra’z Salvarita of Gaia Gugma

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

GUGMA GAIA – “Ecopassionate Wearable Upcycled Art. Locally crafted for global culture style.” Team: Ra’z Salvarita – Founder and Creative Visionary Director & Elle Divine – Artist, Designer What do you make? How did you get into it? First and foremost, I make happiness. It’s the first trigger to co-create upcycled wearable art like tote […]

Meet the Makers: Sharon of Crema Homegrown Recipes

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | One Comment

What do you make? How did you get into it? I make hand-crafted, home-style ensaymada, mini pies and pastries. I am a homemaker and when my children were younger, I thought of starting a business that I could do from home. Since I always held the philosophy that food should be as natural and made […]

Meet the Makers: Kim Cavada of Apron Strings

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Meet the Makers, News | No Comments

What do you make? How did you get into it? I make cold process handmade soaps. Been wanting to do it for some time, probably 10 years back but then suppliers of raw materials are limited or I just did not know where to source it. Then came the write ups about toxic chemicals in […]