All images and designs © Kristine Fachet 2013-
About Kristine Fachet, Owner/Designer:
I’m a maker at heart. Doesn’t matter if it’s sewing, crafting, or even the occasional home improvement project, I’m not happy unless my hands are busy creating something new and wonderful!
I grew up in a house where DIY was a way of life, and sewing seems to be in my blood
Eventually, this skill would become a career when I achieved my BFA in costume design
for the theater. This degree combined my two favorite things: making things, and
history. I've always been attracted to vintage pieces, and costume design provided
an outlet to re-
I was working in a bridal shop to supplement my freelance design when inspiration struck. Business was slow, I got bored, and soon I was making simple clutch purses out of the fabric scraps lying around the shop. I took one to a friends' wedding and people kept asking where I found it. Soon Sur Le Feu purses were on Etsy, with a limited edition bridal collection and custom order bridesmaid clutches soon to follow
I found the best thing about my fabric scrap purses was that I couldn't make more
than one at a time. The idea of having something that is unique and never repeated
really resonates with me -
I love the creative process, the feeling of making something unique with my own two hands, and sending my creations out into the world for other people to enjoy. Let me make something special for you!