Here’s a few samples of stuff I make here in the Studio.
  This and more will be offered at local Arts & Craft Fairs.
   I will be posting these items for sale in a new Etsy Shop called MarthaNina.
   if you have questions or comments please email me.mailto:sewjoe2@aim.com?subject=Studio%20stuffshapeimage_1_link_0

Coin cuties

Mimo Bags

Leather pocketbook

w/steam punk butterfly

Leather embroidered

& beaded wrist cuff

Huggable elephant or elegant decorator pillows in mixed fabrics like silk jacquard, upholstery cotton or faux suede with hand beading in Swarovski crystal, Czech glass and more.

Big roomy satchel in cotton upholstery with calavera/roses


A small room in a 1946 home is my studio.  Drawers, cabinets, cubbies, wardrobes, all stuffed  with  fabric, trim, buttons and fabulous random trinkets are my inspiration.  If I can get a needle through it or around it, I think it can possibly adorn a purse, hat, scarf, or pillow.


I have collected some of this fabric for over 25 years (which may officially make it vintage). I love to design and make handbags,  apparel, and other women’s accessories from this collection of my favorite stuff.  Bernice, my dress-form is just tickled that I’ve dusted her off and lavished her with silks, linens and other textiles to be sewn up and sold here and in specialty shops or boutiques near you.

A Peek into my studio

http://www.etsy.com/shop/MarthaNina?ref=ss_profile