I've been working on some changes to my designs in the past few weeks. My Pleated Everyday Bag is now available with an adjustable strap. The one above was my first run. In the future they will all have an adjustable strap long enough to wear across your body messenger style or as a shoulder bag . All my Messenger Bags will also have an adjustable strap. I am working on ways to make my handbags more functional. More pockets and storage ideas are in the works. I am also working on some completely new designs that I will be introducing this spring!
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