A Special Gift

I received an order on my Etsy shop on Friday night from a lovely lady in Washington State. She was ordering a gift for her sister-in-law. Ordinarily this wouldn’t be special, but as we emailed back and forth, she shared that the recipient was a survivor of a double lung transplant and has been thriving…

New Pillow Design

I have been playing with batiks a lot lately and really love strip and string piecing. I created this pattern today to showcase coordinating batiks and really like how it came out. I love pink, but this color combination is outside my comfort zone for home decor. I think these pillows would look really great…

Grand Place in Brussels

I was in Belgium last week for business and had a few hours one afternoon to go for a walk in the beautiful city of Brussels. I was in desperate need of coffee after the overnight flight and the concierge of my hotel directed me to visit a series of galleries for coffee and sightseeing.…

My First Custom Order

So this is exciting. I’ve made a bunch of Halloween totes for the Etsy shop but over the weekend I got my first custom order. A customer requested a larger bag out of a focus fabric that is among my favorites. It was fun to make the pattern and create a new design to meet…

Ridgewood Craft Show

We participated in the Ridgewood Craft and Art Fair today. Despite fearing rain all week long, we had a beautiful day. It was a bit windy at times, but really ended up being quite comfortable. This was a great show with a lot of traffic and quite a diversified group of vendors. I’m so glad…