Today I share how to make this darling MINI BASKET Tutorial on Bernina’s blog, WeAllSew. We can never have enough storage and when it comes Christmas season, a handmade storage basket makes the best gift. Add personal charm with sewing machine embroidery faster than ever. I hope you enjoy making a one of a kind DIY fabric basket today. Find out easy step-by-step instructions and my hand drawn rose pattern + Enter a chance to win a autographed copy of my book(c0-authored with Kristin Esser), Sew Illustrated, 35 Charming Fabric & Thread Designs on WeAllSew.                    Read More →

My old blog friend Savina sent me her handmade dolls from Korea for my three girls. As far as I know, she’s almost my mom’s age and she has been making dolls for many years for the kids in Africa. She doesn’t sell them nor get any material provides either. She spends her time and money for the people she hasn’t met and maybe never will. In her card she wrote her only wish is to see those kids grow up and still keep her dolls. And for that simple wish, she makes each doll very carefully and very firmly. I was so surprise whenRead More →

The Fall/Winter issue of Make It Yourself magazine just hit the news stands and my projects are featured!! Grab your copy and be prepared for Christmas.         All the images are used with permission from Make It Yourself magazine. Copy right 2016 Meredith Corporation. All rights reserved.    Read More →

  photo by: Cafenohut I have known Ayda since I don’t remember. I don’t even remember if it was through Pinterest or Flickr or somebody’s website. Ever since I got to know her, I found myself stalking her inspiring moments. And we started follow each other on Instagram and became a friend!! Thanks Ayda for taking beautiful photos of my work and now a piece of me live with you in Turkey.   Thank you so much for finding me and visiting my silent blog. I am so grateful for your every single click!!   xoxo MinkiRead More →