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

The makers market event in Chennai aka Madras, dedicated to handmade & design by independent talent, artisanal & homegrown labels.

Meet The Maker: Radhika Ravindran, MaLola- Nature Nurtures, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Radhika Ravindran, Plant Lover, Holistic Health Practitioner, Herb Crafter and Founder of MaLola- Nature Nurtures, based in Bangalore. Why did you become a maker?  Why … Continue reading

July 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sayalee Marathe, Aadyaa, Pune

Today on the blog, we feature Sayalee Marathe, silver jewellery designer and Founder of Aadyaa,  a silver jewellery design label based in Pune. 1.       Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker:  Navdeep Kaur, Aagghhoo, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Navdeep Kaur – Founder & Design Director  of ‘Aagghhoo’,  a homegrown clothing brand based in Bangalore; specialising in childrens wear and accessories.  1. Tell … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Uma Narayan, Umang Beads, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Uma Narayan, Founder and Curator at Umang Beads, a jewellery label founded in Chennai. Tell us a bit about yourself.    Although a botanist by … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sunita Suhas, Indian Yards, Ooty

Today on the blog, we feature Sunita Suhas, quilt designer and founder of Indian Yards; Ooty. She shares with us, her brand story …     1. Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Madhu Reka, Hashtag Azhagi, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Madhu Reka, textile designer maker and founder of Hashtag Azhagi; Bangalore. She shares with us, her brand story …               … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Arun Viswanathan, Chitra’m Craft Chocolates, Coimbatore

Today on the blog, we feature Arun Viswanathan, chocolatier and founder of Chitra’m Craft Chocolates, Coimbatore. He shares with us, his brand story …     Tell us a bit about yourself.  … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sumithra, SewMe Dolls, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Sumithra, doll maker and founder of SewMe Dolls; Bangalore. She shares with us, her brand story …   1. Tell us a bit about yourself.   … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Priyanka, Angia, Mumbai

Today on the blog, we feature Priyanka, Bra designer and Founder of Angia, based in Mumbai. Tell us a bit about yourself.  Hi, We are from Mumbai and make hand … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: 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.

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Srutiza Mohanty, Risham Jewelry, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Srutiza Mohanty, jewellery designer and founder of Risham Jewelry; Bangalore. She shares with us, her brand story …     Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Tanuja Ramani, Cloudy Sky Studio, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Tanuja Ramani, founder and artist – illustrator at Cloudy Sky Studio; Chennai. She speaks about her creative venture and her brand story …     1.Tell … Continue reading

July 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

A market in a garden villa

By Hand from the Heart Makers Market is back at our favourite quaint space, with a curated showcase of all things original, handmade and wholesome. Every label at the market … Continue reading

July 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Makers Market in Madurai, Tamil Nadu

  By Hand from the Heart will be at Madurai, on June 14 and 15 to showcase a makers market experience carefully curated for Madurai. This shopping event in Madurai … Continue reading

April 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Food Talks @ By Hand From The Heart

Schedule Food Talks : By Hand From The Heart: Makers Market – 25th Edit At Wallace ( inside the makers market) Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park 132, T.T.K Road, Alwarpet, … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Bayiravi Mani, Kol Kol Baby Carrier, Gurgaon

Today on the blog, we feature Bayiravi Mani, founder of Kol Kol Baby Carrier, Gurgaon. Her label story in brief… Tell us a bit about yourself. I am from Chennai … Continue reading

January 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Siva Devireddy, the good loom, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature, the good loom, a brand by GoCoop, India’s first national award winning online marketplace for weavers and artisans.      Tell us a bit about the brand. … Continue reading

January 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Gina Joseph, Zola India, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature craft revivalist and jewelry artist Gina Joseph  and founder of Zola India, a jewelry label based in Chennai. Her story…   Tell us a bit … Continue reading

January 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Rhea Hirani Shah, Aaharya, Mumbai

Today on the blog, we feature jewellery designer Rhea Hirani Shah and founder of Aaharya, a home grown jewelry label specializing in kemp jewellery (temple jewellery), based in Mumbai. Her story…   … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Abhilasha Trivedi, Woven Traditions, Lucknow

Today on the blog, we feature Abhilasha Trivedi, embroidery revivalist and founder of Woven Traditions, Lucknow. Her story…   Tell us a bit about yourself. A creative forever learning mom of two presently … Continue reading

January 27, 2019

Meet The Maker: Ruchi Kochhar, StyleAura®, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature jewellery designer Ruchi Kochhar and founder of StyleAura®, a jewelry label in Bangalore. Her label story…   Tell us a bit about the founder & … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Shreya Lohia, Rajas, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Shreya Lohia, designer & founder of Rajas a sustainable fashion label based in Bangalore. Her story…   Tell us a bit about yourself.  I am … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Mrunmayee Namjoshi, Studio VAM, Indore

Today on the blog, we feature Textile, Print & Jewelry Designer Mrunmayee Namjoshi. She is is the creative head & founder of Studio VAM, a home grown label in Indore. … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Ketna Contractor, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Ketna Contractor, designer of yoga mats. Her story in brief…   Tell us a bit about yourself.I am Ketna Contractor, I have done my Bachelors … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Bindu Nair, Ela India, Palakkad

Today on the blog, we feature Bindu Nair, Creative director and founder at Ela India a sustainable womens wear brand based in Palakkad. Her story…   Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Bhavya Ramesh, Bhavya Ramesh Jewelry, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature jewellery designer Bhavya Ramesh and founder of Bhavya Ramesh Jewelry, a home grown label in Bangalore. Her story…     Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Makers : Sudha Sekhar and Susan John, Subr, Chennai – Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Sudha Sekhar and Susan John,  bag makers and founders of Subr, a home grown brand crafting well made bags. Their story…   A bit about … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Dr. Merin Liza Jacob, y’aura, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Dr. Merin Liza Jacob, Formulator & Founder of y’aura, a home grown label, crafting bath & body care products in Bangalore. Her story…   Tell … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Senthil Kumar Balu, Wholesome Rhapsody, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Senthil Kumar Balu, Experimental Healthy Baker & Founder of Wholesome Rhapsody, Chennai, a home based business that produces small batches of healthy desserts food … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Abha Appasamy, Abha’s Probiotic, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Abha Appasamy, the Founder of Abha’s Probiotic, a home based business that produces small batches of probiotic food in Chennai.  Her label story… Tell … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Snekha Ragavendran, Scraft, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature paper invite & card designer Snekha Ragavendran of Scraft. Her venture story in brief…   Tell us a bit about yourself. A proud mother and a … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Divya Jayashankar, Beachville Coffee Roasters, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Divya Jayashankar, the Founder & Specialty Coffee Roaster of Beachville Coffee Roasters, a specialty coffee roastery based in Chennai.  Her label story… Tell us … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Startup lessons

Article Contribution: Charu Roopha Srikanth. Author: Charu Roopha Srikanth, is the founder and designer of Colors & Mirrors, an apparel label. Charu was a featured maker at The Makers Market hosted by By Hand From The Heart in August 2016. She showcased her first collection from her then 1 month old venture. 

August 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Kritha Makwana of KRITHAA, Ahmedabad

Kritha Makwana shares with us her creative and entrepreneurial journey so far with KRITHAA. Read on.  Tell us a bit about yourself  My passion for jewelry started while I was … Continue reading

August 21, 2018 · Leave a comment
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