Oh my gosh! I walked over to Dumbo this afternoon to the Etsy Labs! Walking down the hall towards the Etsy sign I felt tingly. This is the place that has launched so many a crafty career, so many crafty items, seen so many crafters grow (myself included) and here I finally was, at Etsy… Continue reading Brooklyn, Day 2- Etsy Labs!
ahhh, here it is already Brooklyn Day 2 and I’m posting late. Only because I am having fun! Clare and Aaron are always the best hosts- good food, drinks, conversation and inspiration! 🙂 Yesterday was screamin’ hot (32c+ = 91) and majorly humid. Initially I had big ideas and plans which were melted down to… Continue reading Brooklyn Day 1
Afternoon in Brooklyn.The flight was uneventful, landed in Newark, grabbed the NJ Transit to Penn Station. ‘A’ train to 6th avenue, hopped the F train and made it safely to Aaron and Clare’s. After dumping my baggage, and lightening my load Aaron took me on a wander round the ‘hood, primarily to grab hardware for… Continue reading And so it begins…
Thursday evening was the last workshop nanopod will be hosting for a while as I get ready to set sail for Brooklyn this upcoming Tuesday en route to the Penland School of Crafts! Dave & Alexi celebrated their 9th anniversary by creating each other sterling silver rings bands- check them out 🙂 Other students added… Continue reading Ring Band Workshop at nanopod: Hybrid Studio
Welcome to the May edition of the HandMade Division’s, Talk About. Participating Handmade Division artists write about the same topic. What makes it fun, is you, the reader, can easily link through to the other Artist’s blog pages and read their thoughts and opinions about each month’s topic. Almost like a debate… but much more… Continue reading What item do you most treasure made by another artist?
Getting prepped for my trip to Penland I’ve been gathering up my fav tools, putting together a selection of boro colours and purchasing tooobing! Yep, my tubing is small. Since studying with Suellen Fowler I’ve been working with 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch medium wall tubing. I messaged Janis Miltenberger several days back inquiring about… Continue reading packing for Penland