MaidintheForest

Maid in the Forest - handmade by artist Sadie Ruben

Copenhagen, Denmark · 143 Sales

MaidintheForest

Maid in the Forest - handmade by artist Sadie Ruben

Copenhagen, Denmark 143 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(42)

Announcement   Here you will find one of a kind, off beat and handmade items for women and girls - made for Maid in the Forest by danish sculptor and textile artist Sadie Ruben.

Maid in the Forest offers inside-out dresses with unfinished edges, top-stitching and other off beat details, unique feminine headbands, and custome jewelry with my personal twist.

Each item is a unique artwork I've handmade, mixing colours and textures together until I´m satisfied with the outcome, and only presented when I feel it has its own special appearance.

I love going through local thrift shops and the internet looking for beautiful vintage fabric and edwardian lace that I can give a new life. I love the patina these items often have.


I also have the following shops on Etsy: AliceinWastelandS.etsy.com and MaidfortheWedding.etsy.com

Announcement

Last updated on Feb 25, 2017

Here you will find one of a kind, off beat and handmade items for women and girls - made for Maid in the Forest by danish sculptor and textile artist Sadie Ruben.

Maid in the Forest offers inside-out dresses with unfinished edges, top-stitching and other off beat details, unique feminine headbands, and custome jewelry with my personal twist.

Each item is a unique artwork I've handmade, mixing colours and textures together until I´m satisfied with the outcome, and only presented when I feel it has its own special appearance.

I love going through local thrift shops and the internet looking for beautiful vintage fabric and edwardian lace that I can give a new life. I love the patina these items often have.


I also have the following shops on Etsy: AliceinWastelandS.etsy.com and MaidfortheWedding.etsy.com

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Handcrafted orange tassel boho necklace.
$63.00
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(42)
A. Salley

A. Salley on Apr 24, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I can not say enough good things about Sadie! This dress was amazing. My little girl and I were so excited when it got here she wanted to dance in it all night and probably would have if I let her! The details made it so perfect and the cut was very flattering! It truly was a creation! Everything down to her personalized tags made it very magical. Almost as if it was created just for us! Thank so much Sadie. Thank you for making these upcoming memories so special to us! You will not be disappointed with this designer and I can say that in confidence! 💞

Paula Gilsenan

Paula Gilsenan on May 1, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I loved absolutely everything about this necklace!! I had it within days, beautifully wrapped and it is even more gorgeous than I had expected it to be. Thank you so much Sadie for this. I will continue to browse through your items for sale at MaidintheForest. Best of luck Paula

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Updates

A beautiful little fairy in one of my sold dresses. Isn't she amazing?
Gatsby headpiece, can be customized.
Talking a break from creativity to hang out with friends Friday night
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About

Creating a fairytale world - piece by piece

I´m Sadie Ruben, I live in Copenhagen, the capitol of Denmark, and I´m the one behind the brand Maid in the Forest.

I´ve been creative for most of my life ever since I was a little girl.

I worked in theatre making costumes for many years. Later I moved on to creating fiber sculptures and did that with succes for 10 years.

One day I realized that I needed a change.

Making jewelry, headpieces and girls’ dresses is like making art. To me it´s about combining colour and structures to see what happens. I never start out with a traditional pattern. I just let my imagination run and see what comes out of my fingers. Usually each dress is a combination of several fabrics which I may hand dye, colours, textures and structures, layers and details added to layers and details....

Nature inspires me. Color, texture and form inspire me. I love every time my inspiration takes me to a new place.

I´m blessed with lovely customers! I work with both child photographers and women planning the day of their lives, and I feel very honoured to be part of this!

I absolutely love when customers sends me photos or upload on the review page. It´s such fun to see my items being used all over the world at special Occasions.

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  • Sadie Ruben, creator

    Owner, Maker, Designer

  • Tilde

    Assistant, Customer Service

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Last updated on May 20, 2016
Frequently asked questions

What if my item don´t arrive?

Weather an item is sent with or without tracking, I will refund you in case of lost package.

Custom and personalized orders

At the moment I´m unfortunately not able to do custom orders.

If you want a dress in another size, please get in touch since I can often make a dress a little smaller or bigger without extra charge.

If you want a minor alteration to a headpiece, please get in touch since this can often - but not always - be done too.