Category Archives: Design

Custom Work for Amanda

One of my pleasures as a crafts person is to fill the requests of friends and acquaintances who are looking for something specific. In this case, my friend Amanda wanted earrings to match a brass necklace with sky-blue tiger eye

Custom Work for Amanda

One of my pleasures as a crafts person is to fill the requests of friends and acquaintances who are looking for something specific. In this case, my friend Amanda wanted earrings to match a brass necklace with sky-blue tiger eye

What did you bring back?

Some people travel and come home with new clothes, carpets and furnishings. Some people prefer to travel lighter. No matter what you bring back in your pockets, the changes that a few weeks abroad in a unfamiliar place make vast

What did you bring back?

Some people travel and come home with new clothes, carpets and furnishings. Some people prefer to travel lighter. No matter what you bring back in your pockets, the changes that a few weeks abroad in a unfamiliar place make vast

Seeing Yourself Differently

We become used to seeing ourselves in a certain way– in a certain role or profession or capacity. I particularly tend to identify myself as what I primarily do, as a writer, but on a muggy day in July, I

Seeing Yourself Differently

We become used to seeing ourselves in a certain way– in a certain role or profession or capacity. I particularly tend to identify myself as what I primarily do, as a writer, but on a muggy day in July, I

Dyeing to Know

I’ve been a long-time fan of Wiksten, a handmade clothing line by Iowa-based (formerly of Brooklyn) Jenny Gordy, as well as the fiber-wrapped jewelry of Erin Considine. I don’t deny that I’d love to spend some time in Brooklyn, where

Dyeing to Know

I’ve been a long-time fan of Wiksten, a handmade clothing line by Iowa-based (formerly of Brooklyn) Jenny Gordy, as well as the fiber-wrapped jewelry of Erin Considine. I don’t deny that I’d love to spend some time in Brooklyn, where