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Sichuan Bamboo Weft

A project in Chengdu, China by YY Ling

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Thin Bamboo threads handwoven around Chinese ceramic drinkware. Handmade in Sichuan, this craft dates back to the Qing Dynasty,
Backers: 54
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $3,263 of $2,088
Dates: Dec 29th -> Feb 5th (38 days)
Project By: YY Ling
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Our website is up

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, after some brainstorming on how to creatively name the website, we have set it up and bought the domain! and it is called makingpatina.com We ended up with this name, because looking ahead, we want to continue to launch more artistic,... (Read More)

Finals week

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, its finals week, as in the final week of the campaign. A website, and Facebook page is currently in the works. We would like to continue keeping in touch with everyone, and also let you guys know about new variations on this craft. also as... (Read More)

New reward created, thanks drayindallas for the suggestion :)

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Firstly thank you drayindallas for suggesting we create a new reward where all 3 styles come in pairs. and also thank you to Brunella Russo of Canada, and also to themozh, Brenda Scott, and Alexandra Barnes from United states! Thanks for helping... (Read More)

We made it we made it!

January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank You drayindallas from United States, Joseph Tay of Singapore and two guest backers for helping us cross the finish line! We are truly grateful! This update is a quick shoutout to thank everyone, we will post more content soon! (Read More)

I need some opinions, my friends have trouble finding this campaign page

January 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, some of my friends say they cannot find this campaign page when they surf Kickstarter's website. They can only locate this project either with the webpage URL i sent them, or searching the campaign name word for word. Does anyone have any... (Read More)

We need your help to finish together

January 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, We are truly grateful for making it this far. We actually did not expect to make such progress, especially for a project that is so traditional. We believe we can create new pieces with greater global appeal in the future, and we... (Read More)


January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We have hit 80%, and we could not have done with without Ashish Thomas of Singapore, and Debra Mauzy-Melitz from the United States! Thank You! Very very honoured to have achieved this goal with all our 26 Backers! Will continue to provide frequent... (Read More)

The Man who Collected the World

January 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We would first like to make a small request to everyone, to help share our Kickstarter page with the people you know :) with that out of the way... now for an interesting story. It is Friday evening and so I took a little bit of time off for myself... (Read More)

Not gonna lose steam

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Firstly we would like to thank Salvatore Puma from United States! We would also like to ask for a little bit of help, which is to share our campaign page to the people around you. The target is getting closer and we hope we can reach it together... (Read More)

Going strong :)

January 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank You to lovely Meryl Yeo from Singapore, James Webb from United States and another guest backer. How we wish we can find out who he or she is, but great to have two new friends today. We are inching towards the goal, and going strong!  (Read More)

I found out who is our Guest backer

January 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Our first backer, was a guest whose identity was not revealed. Turns out he is my dear friend Philipp Kristian Diekhoner. He wrote a book about Trust, and strongly believed that accountability has become very important in today's world. We often... (Read More)

A Thank You video from the workshop

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Firstly thank you to Hazel from the United Kingdom for being our 20th backer! We have prepared a little Thank You video for everyone, to express our gratitude for all the progress so far. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play... (Read More)

Photos of the medium cup

January 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Continuing from yesterday's subject of uploading more photos, here are the retouched photos of the medium cup :)        (Read More)

Thank You to our new backers and friends, and new photos of the teacup!

January 6th - via: kickstarter.com
dare2smile  you are such a wonderful member of the kickstarter community. you make us smile from ear to ear, and <3 to you too. we would also like to thank John Michaek and Jessica Claire Edwards from Australia! To all our backers, we could not... (Read More)

Added videos of the finished pieces

January 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, Firstly, I would like to thank dare2smile for her support! We are smiling too :) Kickstarter has indeed rolled out some great features. I just realised that I can add an image or video gallery of the finished pieces. They will be... (Read More)

Glad to meet you guys here

January 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks Jiali Sheng from the United States, and also my dear friend Jon Ong from the Philippines! Knowing that people of different ages, and from different regions are believing in us not only boosts our morale, but also makes us curious and looking... (Read More)

It is really encouraging!

January 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank You to Helen from Canada and Marcus from the United Kingdom. Every small bit of progress really makes a difference! Although this is our first small crowdfunding campaign, we did not expect to hit 34% so soon, and we owe it to all the backers.... (Read More)

One of our outtakes is a cat GIF and Thank You to the third wave of backers

January 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We express out gratitude to letoze, Paul Gee and James from the United States! It was wonderful to receive your support on the very first day of 2018! Next we would like to share a gif from an interview with Mister Luo's student. It was really cute,... (Read More)

Happy 2018 and Thank You Riz!

January 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, we wish everyone a Happy New Year. and also we would want to thank Riz Wang for giving the suggestions of reward theirs that combine different cups! They have been prepared and are now ready. We have 2 new rewards, one pairs the Medium Cup and... (Read More)

Day 2 and Thank You again

December 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We would like to express out thanks to the backers from day 2! H Penny from Norway, Gregory Margolis from the United States, poneysympa from France, Riz Wang from Australia and Dr. Markus Heil We are really happy that backers from other parts of the... (Read More)

A shoutout to our first 4 backers

December 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank You: James and David de Kock from the United Kingdom Geoff Scott from Auckland New Zealand and a Guest backer from Singapore. We are grateful that you helped to get this going!  (Read More)

We have launched!

December 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, This is the first day of our Kickstarter campaign, and we are really excited to have taken this first step. For Mister Luo, it is a whole new world for him, and he will be enjoying the discoveries that lie ahead. We really hope we can... (Read More)

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