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Atelier Chim — From engineering to leathercrafting

What started as a mere hobby turned into serious business for leather artisan Chim Yee Hui as she took a leap of faith and quit her day job as an engineer to pursue leathercrafting. After several years of perfecting...

Nursing graduate sells crochet handbags

KUCHING: Where there’s a will, there’s a way. This proverb is certainly true in the case of Susan Giro, 34. Before she lived with her sister who is a good knitter, the Penan housewife did not know how to crochet. “From...

Sticking it out with handmade songkok

BY ZARINA ABDULLAH KUCHING: It is a tradition for many Malay boys and men to wear songkok (traditional headgear) as complementary accessories for the celebration of Hari Raya. Not many people know that songkok was once produced through traditional methods and...

Soap, face masks for needy from Hope Place

KUCHING: Charity body Hope Place will distribute handmade soaps and face masks to families under its care. 'Solution For Life', a joint-venture project between Hope Place, Hilton Kuching and Eco Lab, has produced many handmade soaps since last year. "Hope Place...

Grandma shot, grandsons arrested

SERIAN: An air rifle made using information on YouTube went off and injured a senior citizen here last Monday. According to Serian District Police chief DSP Aswandy Anis, the accident happened about 11.30am. He said a woman complainant heard a gunshot coming from the...
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Atelier Chim — From engineering to leathercrafting

What started as a mere hobby turned into serious business for leather artisan Chim Yee Hui as she took...
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