The boys' school has a really strong and active parent community. The Welcome Committee is constantly organizing trips for wine tasting, hiking, and area tours. This time Mark and I went on a tour of the Freitag bag factory in Zurich. I've seen these Freitag bags on the trams in Basel. Often I see about … Continue reading SFC Go to The Freitag Factory
Or thread. (This post is especially for my friends, Kate, Cate, Mary, and Debra) Right next to my food market is a little shopped called "Woll Street." This is German for "Wool Street." It is a Mecca for knitters, crocheters, and embroiderers. It is jammed with yarns and threads and necessaries. As inspired as … Continue reading Can’t Get Away from Fabric
Thank you, thank you to everyone who came to our Accessories Trunk Show. It was so wonderful to see all of you and I am proud to have made things you wanted for yourself or for your loved ones. As with any show I have some things left. Look through the pictures below and if … Continue reading Trunk Show Wrap-up
Day one of the show is now over. It was so much fun! The Indy messenger bag was sold as was the Ellie Peekaboo bag. Various box bags have gone to loving homes and some festive wristlets will adorn lovely wrists this New Year's, but I still have a few of each left. I also … Continue reading Accessories Trunk Show 2013
I don't know if Da Vinci felt like time was being eaten away or if he was being eaten by time when he said this in his Thoughts on Art and Life, but I feel like time is eating me up. Our Accessories Trunk Show is approaching at light speed! December 14th and 15th from … Continue reading O time! swift devourer of all created things!
About 2 years ago a friend of mine came to me with a request. A commission for an actual piece of art. By me. I was flattered and eager. I took a long time sketching and finally grid-designing 4 individual wall hanging representing the four seasons. Each piece is 32-inches wide by 60-inches tall. Each … Continue reading The Seasons
The first bag I ever made was a messenger bag for my BFF Shaun. It was Christmas and we had decided that we wouldn't buy each other gifts. Whatever we gave to each other had to be handmade. I got this. When I received it it was told that although it was, indeed, at trivet … Continue reading Meet Indy!
I've been wanting to make one of these for years. Ever since I got one from a student that I'd helped out at Berkeley. It's held all those small things that have a tendency to drop into that black hole that all bags have. That original bag is long since gone and I cannot tell … Continue reading Cutest Little Box Bag Evah!!
And again I am one third of the annual Accessories Trunk Show! The dates this year are December 14th and 15th. Doors open at 2:30pm and we are open until 6:00pm both days. The show features knitted wonders by Jana Kirkman from Improbable Yarns and gorgeous jewelry by Cate Frazier-Neely from CAJA House Jewelry. I … Continue reading OMG! The show is soon!