Posted above is my newly designed messenger bag! I'm really happy with it. It has a large flap that goes over the front of the bag like a classic messenger. There's an adjustable strap and two interior pockets. I'll be adding a couple to my shop tomorrow afternoon. In the past few weeks I've received a lot of requests for my messenger bag in corduroy. As of now I am all out of corduroy fabric:( But I am expecting a shipment in the next week. Corduroy is one of my favorite textiles to work with so I am really looking forward to having it back in the studio.
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