Author Archives: Ami

Romper Room


Found these felt animal coasters on Japanese handmade market site, Iichi. The items are made with three layers of felt enhanced with simple animal detail embroidery.  More of their designs can be seen in their Iichi shop, Romper Room.  You can also them on their website.

Images:  Courtesy of Romper Room.

Ocean-Teabag


Found these whimsical collection of tea bags on Japanese site, Ocean-Teabag.
Don’t know much about the company but we will certainly try to find these
bags when we again visit Japan.  You can view their collection on their website and on Facebook.

Images:  Courtesy of Ocean-Teabags.

Petra Wolzak


Admiring this new series of embroidered portraits created by Amsterdam-based artist, Petra Wolzak.  This series entitled, “Fighting Females”, honors a group of women who achieved enormous progress for their families, their village, their country, their world.  Her colorful portraits are constructed of leather, embroidery thread, wool, and glow-in-the-dark twine. The first of this series features explorers and people of the North and South Poles.

More of her work can be seen on her website, Facebook and Instagram.

Images:  Courtesy of Petra Wolzak.