Saturday, October 30, 2010

call in the dogs

'Have been crazy-busy with life, the shop, and the battery is dead on the camera today. But, Augie and Harriet to the rescue, in their customary nap position.

Saturday, October 23, 2010


So satisfying, brushes. Not many people buy them in the shop, but I have them anyway. 

Saturday, October 16, 2010


There is a nip in the air and knits on the cutting table. October is my favorite month both for weather and for garment design: chunky sweater pieces in mohair and wool.

Monday, October 11, 2010

welcome modern pixie

'Dashed through a recent Portland crafts fair and met a girl from Cleveland! (my home town). Her Modern Pixie jewelry has been a popular new addition to the shop.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

pop-up print studio

This past Thursday, painter/printmaker/friend Lynn and I played with printing on fabric. It is a project we have been discussing and we need to find our inks of choice. Not so easy, as it turns out. We found the best-of-the-lot, but are still a step or two from production. Suggestions welcome. My end-use will be isolated printing on garment pieces; hers, yardage printing. To be continued...