The three winners of a custom Mikey Anderson Yarnie are Sayuri, Elizabeth, and Melissa B.! Who are you and what do you do? I’m Mikey Anderson an artist from Chicago who graduated with my BFA in Fine art from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago and recently relocated to the super trendy Portland! I […]
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Congratulations to Aimee & daughter! Enjoy your new bow tie from Winslow Handmade! Who are you and what do you do? Winslow is a two-woman show run by friends Sarah and Jamie. It arose from our shared love of style and giving new life to old garments and materials. Winslow makes bow ties, neckties, and […]
Who are you and what do you do? Hourglass Footwear is a women-owned and operated company of ten Seattle-area artists and designers who make bold, cutting edge, show-stopping shoes that are one-of-a-kind and 100% unique…each pair is custom hand-painted to order. We offer five styles–flats, comfort, mid-heels, stilettos, and platforms–or customers can provide their […]
Who are you and what do you do? We are native Seattle-area sisters Nikki & Heidi Watters of Piece + Pistil. We share a passion for fabrics of any vintage, and re-imagine them into fresh modern quilts. Nikki loves to thrift and Heidi loves to piece – we come together to laugh, listen to loud […]
Who are you and what do you do? My name is Christiane Johnson and I’m the owner of Suvi Baby. I am using an industrial sewing machine with a speed of a race car and strengths of a truck to create my soft, flexible rope art that is strong and stiff enough to hold […]
Your latest book, The Thunderbolt Express was just released. It’s a bit different than many of your other board books. Can you tell us about your process for this one? The Thunderbolt Express is my first picture book. I’ve done lots of board books and a book of poetry but never a story book so […]
Who are you and what do you do? I founded Material+Movement in 2009 as an umbrella for my artistic exploits and dance endeavors. My biggest project involves making polished and contemporary jewelry from vintage china plates. I love every part of it! From finding old plates/shards to cutting and grinding them up, and transforming them […]
Who are you and what do you do? We are an independent publisher based in Portland and we collaborate with artists to create illustrated books and paper goods. Everything we make is printed in the USA using 100% recycled paper and vegetable-based inks. www.littleotsu.com What’s the latest thing you’ve been working on? We just wrapped up our first […]
Who are you and what do you do? My name is Annie Huntley and I create a super fly collection of handcrafted jewelry called Dotted Line. www.DottedLineJewels.com What’s the latest thing you’ve been working on? A new logo and updated website. Oh times they are a changin’… and so is my business. After SEVEN years, […]
Who are you and what do you do? We’re Son of a Sailor Jewelry + Supply based out of Austin, Texas. My husband William and I are partners and design everything in both lines together, from our East Austin studio and home. As we’ve grown, we’re happy to have added six full- and part-time […]
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