I didn't get to work right away as I said I would in my post below. I was distracted by an invite to have breakfast at a diner. Several eggs later I returned home and began working on some new bags. I still have to sew linings for all the handbags posted above. They're already cut out and marked. I better get back to work. The only thing that will stop me now is one of my favorite TV shows, Ghost Hunters. Well, that's not until much later tonight so I should be able to accomplish quite a lot before then. Wish me luck!
Katzenhohle by Dornroeschen Filzunikate I recently came across this incredible cat bed made by German artist Dornroeschen Filzunikate. This beautiful piece of functional art called a Katzenhohle , cat cave, is handmade of felted wool. It's definitely the most unique cat bed I have ever seen. It would bring a bit of nature into my urban NYC home. I think my Anni would love a cat cave although her favorite spots right now are the pillow behind my head in bed, a straw basket that was meant to store magazines and a storage box made from fabric that becomes a hammock when she sleeps in it. My sweet Anni FOX 5 Update : A while back I wrote a post about a story that Fox 5 news was doing on Etsy and the handmade market. I was interviewed in my studio as part of the feature. An Etsy press agent recently informed me that the story aired April 15th and he also missed it. He said he is trying to get a copy of it from the studio. I'll be sure to post a link to it when it becomes ava