MiniatureRhino

Creative kits & curios filled with wonder.

Brooklyn, New York · 4255 Sales

MiniatureRhino

Creative kits & curios filled with wonder.

Brooklyn, New York 4255 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(1447)

Announcement   Miniature Rhino is a line of vintage inspired hand made goods - embroidery, books and paper goods, and creative kits. Modern hand crafted heirlooms, tokens of affection and markers of memory.

Learn embroidery & product photography with me! I teach on Craftsy, so you can learn in your pajamas! Here's a $10 coupon off the classes:
Design it, Stitch it- Hand Embroidery: www.craftsy.com/ext/JessicaMarquez_544_D
Product photography at Home: www.craftsy.com/ext/JessicaMarquez_5069_D

See me & my work space in this Etsy video: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/etsy-success-product-photography-for-beginners/

Drop me a line: miniaturerhino [!at] gmail.com

all work, photographs and text ©2013 jessica marquez.

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 25, 2017

Miniature Rhino is a line of vintage inspired hand made goods - embroidery, books and paper goods, and creative kits. Modern hand crafted heirlooms, tokens of affection and markers of memory.

Learn embroidery & product photography with me! I teach on Craftsy, so you can learn in your pajamas! Here's a $10 coupon off the classes:
Design it, Stitch it- Hand Embroidery: www.craftsy.com/ext/JessicaMarquez_544_D
Product photography at Home: www.craftsy.com/ext/JessicaMarquez_5069_D

See me & my work space in this Etsy video: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/etsy-success-product-photography-for-beginners/

Drop me a line: miniaturerhino [!at] gmail.com

all work, photographs and text ©2013 jessica marquez.

Jessica Marquez

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Jessica Marquez

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(1447)
jaclynshockley

jaclynshockley on Feb 28, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I loved this kit overall it was packaged neatly and the thread was easy to separate. I was hoping for a little more instruction to come with it as I'm a total novice with embroidery but with a quick google search I was able to figure it out the best stitches for the look I wanted.

Barb Stone

Barb Stone on Feb 21, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

A perfect item to start doing paper embroidery! The seller is so nice and so helpful. I am delighted!

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Updates

Can't get over this beautifully stitched Marigold Monogram piece by @designs_by_denise on Instagram Makes me happy to see all the love & time put into these kits. Kits make sweet custom gifts to give or make. yellow_heartsunflowerscissors

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New! Shiny! HoliDIY snowflake embroidery kits just hit the shop. Two in each set- one to give & one to keep. 15% off with code GOODKARMASALE2016 with 10% of sales donated to charity! snowflakeblue_heartsnowflakeblue_heartsnowflake
I'm offering 15% off all orders w/ code: GOODKARMASALE2016 I'm donating 10% of sales to the Standing Rock Sioux, and matching donations to Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. Thank you for supporting a handmade, small business! camera_with_flash by: @centerjang on insta

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About

Stitch by stitch...

***So very excited to announce my new book, Stitched Gifts, an embroidery craft book published by Chronicle. Please read all about it here: http://bit.ly/NdQIs6 ***

It all started with a little stitched heart made on an airplane trip from New York to California. I had no gift for my grandparents 60th wedding anniversary, so during that five hour flight I embroidered their names, Helen and Lito, into an arrow pierced heart. My grandmother always preferred a handmade gift and treasured them; cards were all kept in boxes, notes on the fridge, my lopsided birdhouses hung in the backyard, and my heart nestled among her saint figurines and reliquaries.

On a whim, I shared this piece in my shop and received a great response. Since then I've been stitching up custom pieces for weddings, anniversaries, new babies, birthdays, and just because. Everyday, just about, you can find me stitching in my Brooklyn studio (aka the spare bedroom). Now, I teach embroidery classes and share fun, easy kits in my shop too.

If I'm not stitching, I'm up to some creative endeavor or another. I also make stationery, books, and dabble in all sorts of media. Making excites me, and being able to share the things I make with you is a great gift.

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Shop members

  • Jessica Marquez

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I dream up and design all my products in Brooklyn, NY. I also package and answer all your convos. I'm a one-woman business that's all about creativity, exploration and making.

  • Studio Cats

    Layabouts

    Meet Banjo & Bug, official Miniature Rhino mascots and the best company while making and packaging orders.

Production partners

  • Fabric Cutting

    NJ, United States

    For the first time, I worked on an order for Nordsrtom, which required 90 yards of my original fabric designs to be cut. I worked with a company that hand cut each pattern for my kits.

  • Kit Assembly

    Brooklyn, NY

    Brooklyn Community Services employs adults with disabilities to assemble products. We worked together to produce my Floral Monogram and Mini Alphabet Kits.

  • Silk Screening

    Brooklyn, NY

    When I need larger batches of my original patterns printed I work with a local printer to screen print my kits.

  • Fabric Printing

    Durham, NC

    My original designs are printed using natural fabrics with eco friendly, water based inks. No added chemicals in the printing or preparation process.

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More information

Last updated on Feb 17, 2017
Frequently asked questions

I don't see the letter I want in your Monogram Kits. Can you make me a custom kit?

Sorry! But for right now I only have ten letters A, C, D, E, J, K, L, M, R, S. I'm planning on making the other letters available as PDF downloads. Always happy to hear you'd like a kit, but not sure when I'll have them available.

When do you ship orders?

Right now I'm working on a book! Yay! So I'm only shipping orders on Fridays. Thanks so much for your patience while I'm working my butt off writing and creating cool projects for you to make.