By Hand From The Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

By Hand From The Heart is a curated Makers Market event in South India. Upcoming Events: 22nd Edition: 2nd – 3rd February '18 in Coimbatore | 23rd Edition: 16th – 17th – February '18 in Chennai.

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Priya Ravichandran, Transy Garden, Salem

On the Meet The Makers Series, today we feature garden artistry and terrarium designer Priya Ravichandran. Priya shares in brief about her venture – Transy Garden, her inspirations and the showcase … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Artist: Vasudha Sridhar, The Inside Job, Coimbatore

  Vasuda is a certified Zentangle tutor and artist. She works from her quaint studio in Coimbatore.  Let’s find out more about the artist and her  showcase ” Karuppu Vellai (Tamil … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Lakshana Leelakrishnan, Nakedly Yours, Cochin

Today on the blog we feature, artisanal soap maker Lakshana Leelakrishnan of Nakedly Yours.  The maker shares with us in detail about her venture and the new line up, she … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Shruti Dharwadkar, Moriko Organic, Mumbai

Today on our Meet The Makers series we feature Shruti Dharwadkar, Founder and Principal Designer at Moriko Organic – a sustainable clothing label for children; Let’s find out more about her  works, … Continue reading

January 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Lalitha Regi & Members of Porgai Artisans Association, Sittilingi

Dr.Lalitha Regi and a few member artisans share with us the story of Porgai Artisans Association, based in Tamil Nadu. Porgai is a society of 60 lambadi women artisans . The Lambadis were a nomadic tribe originally from north western india,.somewhere in the present Gujarat /Rajastan border.They migrated down with the Mughal army and settled in Maharashtra , Karnataka, Andra Pradesh and Tamilnadu. ‘Sittilingi’ valley is the 2 nd southernmost settlement of Lambadi community in India.

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet the Maker: Pabitha Prakash & Bhanumathy Balaji, KRITI, Salem  

Today on the blog we feature, Pabitha Prakash & Bhanumathy Balaji; lets find out more about these two friends who founded an art based craft venture – KRITI. The team shares … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Ranjita Bora – Ranjita Bora Ceramics, Puducherry

A trained chef, Ranjita pursued her passion for pottery and has made a mark for herself as an independent potter. Ranjita hand crafts high temperature stoneware and wood fired functional … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Arathi Rajagopalan – House of Kalart, Chennai

On the blog today, we feature artist and jewelry designer Arathi Rajagopalan of House of Kalart. She shares in detail about her label, inspirations and her debut showcase at the … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Artists: Rashmi & Rupak Munje, Chennai

Sister and brother, Rashmi and Rupak Munje will present their art works at the Makers Market this February in Coimbatore. Let’s find out more about the siblings, their inspirations and … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Neha Murthy – Pachisi, Chennai

We chat up with Founder & Designer, Neha Murthy of Pachisi in Chennai; Neha had started Pachisi, 3 years ago, to create fabric based ancient board games and has recently ventured … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Smriti Sain – Chiaroscuro, New Delhi

Meet Smriti Sain, the principal designer and founder of Chiaroscuro a leather design studio based in New Delhi. She specialises in crafting workshop-made pure leather accessories, we chat up with Smriti … Continue reading

January 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Tvishi Mongia, Matvira, Mumbai

Today on the blog we feature, Tvishi Mongia Founder of Matvira, Mumbai. Tvishi talks about her father’s art and her line up at the event in Coimbatore. Her story in brief.  … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

2017 – A year like no other

 2017 – 2 events, 61 participants and over 3300 shoppers. 2017 was a blessing for By Hand From The Heart in terms of collaborations and showcasing, new makers. We are ever … Continue reading

December 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Join The Makers Market

  If you are a maker, artist, crafter or designer, submit your introduction via this online form – follow link: https://goo.gl/forms/WdJRrYlTkVhe3rRi2 We welcome applications from independent artists, crafters, food artisans, … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

2018 – Chennai and Coimbatore Makers Market

By Hand from The Heart opening act for 2018 will be a makers market event in Coimbatore! After 21 editions in Chennai, the makers market will be hosting its 22nd event … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Arundhati Radhakrishnan, Design Principal and Founder, The Personalizing Studio, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, stationery designer Arundhati Radhakrishnan – Design Principal and Founder at The Personalizing Studio, Chennai.  Let’s find out more about this free spirited, visuals arts … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Priyanjoli Basu, Designer & Founder, PRIYANJOLI, Chennai

Meet Priyanjoli Basu at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market this September. Today on the blog the designer shares with us a brief write up about her label and … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Reshma Chengappa, Shakti Ganapati, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, Shakti Ganapati –  Solid wood furniture designers and manufacturers in Chennai. Founded in 1995,  Shakti Ganapati was led by Deepak Chengappa, Principal Designer / Visionary, along with … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Susha Suresh, Designer & Founder, ADVIKA, Chennai

On the blog today we feature Susha Suresh, Designer & Founder, ADVIKA, Chennai.  A post graduate in textile design, Susha started off her first collective as a part of her college project. … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Meet The Food Entrepreneur: Naveen Bhandari, Founder, GULABs, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, the story of GULABs. In conversation with Ruchika Gupta, Ms. Ruchika Gupta, VP Sales and Marketing of Gulabs;  we get a brief insight about the food … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Meet The Maker: Poonam Chordia, Chocolatier, Enchante, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature Poonam Chordia, Chocolatier, at  Enchante, Chennai. Lets’ find out about her venture and her journey so far. She also shares her experience as a tutor … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blog Title: Meet The Maker: Tejal Bajla – Akshay Jalan, Founders, Brainsmith, Mumbai

Today on the blog we feature Tejal Bajla – Akshay Jalan, Founders, Brainsmith, Mumbai. Lets’ find out about their children learning aid venture and their journey so far. Read on… … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Makers: Anuradha Krishnamoorthy – Namrata Sundaresan, Artisanal Cheese Makers, KASE, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature cheese makers Namrata Sundaresan and Anuradha Krishnamoorthy of Käse, Chennai. Together they handle the complete operationz sat sharing their personal favourite picks – Namrata and … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Niranjana Selvam, Baker and Founder, The Baker Ninja, Chennai

Today we feature, home baker Niranjana Selvam. She shares with us insights of her venture, her innovative subscription box service and shares in detail of her favourite flavours and work … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

Meet The Maker: Sneha Rao, Home Chef & Founder, Infinity Gourmet, Chennai

Meet home chef and baker Sneha Rao of Infinity Gourmet – a home kitchen based food venture in Chennai. Sneha specialises in whole wheat bakes and sauces. Let’s find out … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Fariha Begum, Founder and Designer, Terku, Chennai

On the blog today, we feature Fariha Begum, founder and designer at Terku. She shares in detail about her label, designs, inspirations and her showcase at the By Hand From The … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Thamima Shamsuddin, Home Chef, 101 Strawberries, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature Thamima Shamsuddin, Home Chef at 101 Strawberries, Chennai. Lets’ find out about her home based culinary venture and her entrepreneurial journey. Read on….   … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sreehari Shete, Founder, Milagro, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature the farm based entrepreneur, Sreehari Shete; Founder of Milagro. From his farms in Ooty, Shreehari has developed a fine line of organic dried herbs … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Chinanshu Sharma, Jewelry Artist, Paarisha, Bangalore

Chinanshu Sharma is a mixed media jewelry artist based in Bangalore. A brilliant visualizer; she experiments with unexplored materials to create her statement pieces of jewelry. Let’s find out more about … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Makers: Deepa Choudhary – Madhurima Tongia, Co-founders, MOBORR, Bangalore

Two friends and their design label. The genesis of MOBORR, a slow fashion label for women is as interesting as their design aesthetics and line up. The team shares with us … Continue reading

August 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Meet The Makers: Jayavardhan and Sujitha Jayavardhan, Designers and Founders, Two Horns, Chennai

Jayavardhan of TwoHorns, a leather design house in Chennai shares with us his venture, inspirations, team and his line up at the By Hand From The Heart Makers Market this … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Rashmi Singh, Designer & Founder, Studio Moya, Bangalore

Today on our Meet The Maker Series we feature Rashmi Singh, Founder, Studio Moya, based in Bangalore. Let’s find out more about her festive exclusive showcase and her venture. Read … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker:  Rama Srinivasan, Designer, Dakshin Studio, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature, Rama Srinivasan a craft and textitle enthusiast , dancer and design entrepreneur. Ram shares with us her new line up, inspirations and more about her … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Food Entrepreneur: Rahul Nahar, Jaipurya – The Desi Gourmet, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, food entrepreneur, Rahul Nahar of Jaipurya – The Desi Gourmet, Chennai.  Let’s find out more about his venture and his display at the By … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment