Yes, there's a new bag in town! It's quite big at 15.5" wide, 12" tall and 3.5" deep. Large and sturdy enough to carry books, a laptop and more. Three layers of interface, two fusible and one thick layer of ultra firm peltex, give the bag lots of structure and durability. Three interior pockets and a pen slip keep things organized. It's made from honey yellow corduroy and adorned by two oak leaf appliques. Just perfect for the upcoming fall season! I'll be adding it to my shop along with a couple of more new handbags later this afternoon.
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