Faitmain – Faitcoeur

Handmade - Heartmade

Done with my hands, from the bottom of my heart


Jun

2010

Kumihimo patterns


Look at the picture HERE.
Starting below on the left.

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Jun

2010

Kumihimo tuto


Mobidai
From the mobidai making to the technic, in this post you will find everything you need to create your kumihimo.

First step : make the mobidai.
(do not hesitate to ask me the original file, the picture is not real size).

Print the disc (5” diameter – 13 cm) and glue it on a plain cardboard (0.08” thickness – 2 mm).
Hollow out the center and cut on the 32 black lines. To enlarge, I slipped a ruler into cuts.

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Mar

2010

Temari ball


Temari noir&blanc
Another japanese handcraft.
Temari is the art of embroidery onto ball.
Traditionally in japan, ball is made of seeds but it’s easier and faster to use polystyrene balls (and you will get a really round temari).

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Jan

2010

Swimming pool cake


Piscine
As usual, homemade marzipan.
The cake is hollowed (1″) out in the middle.
Branded marzipan for the stone floor.
Melt chocolate spread onto starting blocks.
marzipan strips for the lanes.
For water, gummi Smurf candies : melt them in microwave oven (cut the red and yellow caps).

Oct

2009

Adobe Photoshop


old-photoshop-logo
One day, my love returned home with a photoshop tutos magazine : wonderful !
My birthday wasn’t far off, he offered me a graphic tablet.

With Photoshop you can modify photos but also create photomontage.
There’s a lot of tuto on the web (mostly in english….).

Jun

2009

Golfer teddy cake


Gâteau nounours golfeur
For a friend who loves golf and teddy bears.
Guess what ? …… almond paste of course !
Gâteau nounours golfeur2
The marzipan teddy is coloured with powder chocolate.
I rolled golf balls marzipan in icing sugar.

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