This year I share with you some of the gifts that I will offer at Christmas. For those who receive them, it will no longer be a surprise, but I thought it was more important to share these ideas before Christmas so that I could......

Yesterday was the first edition of the handprinted textiles workshop focusing on the Block Print technique. It was a very coveted workshop and I was already asked to launch it a long time ago. I think I was putting off by the complexity but mainly......

Portuguese Makers is an annual event, organized by a studio of the same name, that aims to bring together national and international creatives in a set of workshops, associating designers and brands. This year was held at Fundação de Serralves and I decided to participate......

Finally I bring you the handprinted textiles workshop focused on Block Print. This technique is very popular, with fans all over the world and countless are the artists/craftsmen/designers conceiving amazing pieces with it. Simply write “block print” in Pintrest search and your eyes will be delighted......

Ana and Rute are two sisters that came from Príncipe to Atelier Karaka and I had the pleasure of meeting last Tuesday. They came to Atelier Karaka for a workshop to initiate themselves in handprinted textiles  with the intention of learning but also putting these......

Last Saturday we had another handprinted textiles workshop focusing on the pochoir / stencil technique. It happened in that wonderful room of Atelier de Costura Portuense, in downtown Porto. It was a beautiful farewell to the workshops because I now have to take a break, prepare news......

On the 9th we headed to Lisbon! It was the first time this year. Often they ask me why I don’t go there more often, but then, when they see the amount of material a workshop requires, they understand the logistical difficulty … I feel......

Life is surprising. In a period of doubt and struggle to keep our enthusiasm to the fullest, the unexpected happens. That’s what happened with Yulia, a girl from Russia but living in Israel for four years. Yulia has worked several years for the World Wildlife Fund......

Um dos principais motivos que motivou esta viagem à Índia foi, como já dissemos, presenciar e poder conhecer mais de perto a mais antiga e fascinante técnica de impressão em tecido, o Block Print. Sinto-me uma privilegiada por ter tido a oportunidade de visitar duas......

Mesmo já contando com algumas edições de workshops, há sempre aquele nervoso miudinho e algum medo para que tudo corra bem. São muitos os pormenores e a logística, questões que começam a ser preparadas muito antes do workshop acontecer. Este sábado, houve um nervoso mais......