We’re leaving Calgary!

We're leaving Calgary! I realized that I didn't write a blog post since September. Well, between September and December I'm always super busy with Christmas markets, then we visited my family in Germany and then,...

The Vintage Fabric Patch

The Vintage Fabric Patch Jippy! It's time to introduce a new product: I've been making iron-on vintage fabric patches. Aren't they just adorable? They look amazing on jeans, jean jackets or even just as a...

Maple And Oak video tutorials: How to tie the Head Scarf

Maple And Oak video tutorials: How to tie the Head Scarf Here comes the latest video tutorial. This time I'm explaining in detail how to tie the Head Scarf in a big bow. Two other...

My funky embroidered jean jacket

My funky embroidered jean jacket The jean jacket. A staple in every wardrobe. I found mine about 4 years ago in a thrift store and I loved it for about 2 years. The last two...
Garland with vintage fabric bunting - Maple And Oak

How to make a bunting garland

How to make a bunting garland A few months ago, I made a super cute garland with pompoms which is still hanging happily in my living-room but even though it's super colourful, I feel like...
Femmebroidery collaboration Maple And Oak Designs

Triangle Scarves and Feminist Embroidery

Triangle Scarves and Feminist Embroidery I never really thought about embroidery as something that would be a fun and cool craft until I met Maria of Femmebroidery about a year ago at a 'food group'...

Grandma’s berets

My grandma's berets A bit over a year ago, my grandma moved into a nursing home. When my mom was facing the difficult task of emptying the apartment my grandparents had lived in for over...
PomPom Garland - Maple And Oak 10

How to make a pompom garland

How to make a pompom garland Pretty much every couple of weeks, I take a day to visit my favourite thrift stores in town. To find vintage fabric for my funky accessories line, to find...

Maple And Oak video tutorials: How to tie a Triangle Scarf

Maple And Oak video tutorials: How to tie a Triangle Scarf Well, well, well - here it is, my latest video. This time, I'm going to show you how to tie a triangle scarf. The...
Maple And Oak Headband

‘Live heavenly’ – Himmlisch Leben + Yoga Headbands

'Live heavenly' - Himmlisch Leben + Yoga Headbands Sometimes, you have to make an effort to stay in touch with old friends. Because you moved away and can't hang out with them all the time...