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An interview with Japanese embroidery artist Kaoru Hirota of HIPOTA

A look at the adorable, miniature creations of embroidery artist Kaoru Hirota, the needle behind the brand HIPOTA

Written by Jessica Cook

Lobster by Hipota

It wasn't that long ago that I watched The Secret World of Arrietty (2010), the Japanese, Studio Ghibli refresh of Mary Norton's The Borrowers, and looking at Hipota's petite, crafted edibles and teenie-tiny animals, I can't help but be reminded of the film. These artworks are so real, and so little that they have a Honey, I Shrunk the Kids element to them.

Pineapple by Hipota Banana by Hipota

33 year old Japanese craft artist Kaoru Hirota makes intricate embroidery pieces under the name Hipota. Having stumbled… read more

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Clothes Moths: Little Agents of Mayhem

Sick of those little buggers that eat all your beloved clothes? Read on for some tips on how to deal with them...

Written by Lucy Wills

Rebecca Thompson’s exquisite stitching played with long hemlines, diagnosis structured trousers and outsized neckerchiefs in this elegantly minimal collection consisting only of grey and white. Knitwear had a strong presence […]


Katherine Eves has Been Thinking Of You – Sewing Circle

Artist Katherine Eves has been working on a participation project centered around sewing. Here she tells you lucky folks about how to take part!

Written by Katherine Eves

All photographs and images Courtesy of Katherine Eves DATE The sewing circle will take place on the 13th January 2010. TIME Some sewing must take place between the hours of […]


The Makery – Bath gets Crafty

Written by Amy Hughes

Very occasionally and normally with a good dose of tongue-in-cheek irony and predatorial bad-taste, illness is an older woman considered as an object of sexual-desire. In the Coen brothers’ latest, […]