POST-HOLIDAY SALE!



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JANUARY CLASSES


If the holidays have you caught up in a whirlwind of stress, take a mini mental vacation and ponder the fresh promise of the coming new year.

And with it, the chance to learn something brand new.

Check out our newly-designed “Workshops” page for all of the details.




Have a wonderful, creative holiday!






FABRIC COIL BOWLS


Anabelle Wasserman makes beautiful, sturdy and practical bowls out of scraps of fabric.

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Each one has a treat attached.

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Maybe you’d like to have one to store your holiday cards?

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PAINT YOUR OWN STOCKING


Look at what one of our employees, the VERY talented, Amanda made!

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She took one of our plain cotton stockings and she painted it with our Jacquard fabric paints. Free hand.

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The red background is paint also.

Make your own, and don’t be intimidated.

We mere mortals use stencils and stamps to help us along.







THANK YOU


Today, I “had” to work out front.

If you come into the store with any regularity, you’ll know that the public-side of the shop is expertly run by the uber-organized and wonderfully helpful Juliet...most days. But today she was sick. For the first time EVER!

Usually, I’m in the back, browsing Etsy and eating bonbons, but today I was right out there, fumbling with the calculator and mingling with our customers.

All I can say is “Wow!”

You all are a highly creative, funny, interesting, super-nice bunch!

You are painters, seamstresses, card-makers, knitters, school-project assistants and dabblers. I sort of wanted to sit down and have coffee with every one of you and hear all about your creative endeavors.

And the compliments! I was blushing. One lovely customer even called me the “Martha Stewart of Miller Avenue.”
I’m definitely going to embroider that on a pillow.

So, thank you SO MUCH for making my morning extremely educational and inspiring.

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Happy, creative, peaceful and joyful holidays to you all!









HAT DESIGN WORKSHOP FOR THE HOLIDAYS


Announcing a new class!


Holiday Hat Design Workshop • December 18, 2010 • 1 - 4 pm




From their flyer...

“Virginia Linder and her daughter Tarra will inspire you in creating a Decorative Beautiful hat for your Holiday spirit festivities. Bring an open mind with imagination to create a one of kind hat, that will bring color to the world!”





The details...

1. Must have sewing machine skills.

2. Please bring your sewing machine, scissors, thread, fabric scraps, one-half yard of felt, tape measure and decorations such as buttons, metallic cord, beads, etc.

3. The class will not exceed 8 to 10 people.

4. Payment of $50.00 can be paid at time of class by cash or check. I will supply some materials for the class.


Please call Tarra Linder (415 . 388 . 8933) to reserve your spot.







MINI STOCKINGS


Everything’s cuter mini, and these knitted stockings are no exception.

Decorate a tiny Christmas tree, add something really special to your gift tags, spice up your pet hamster’s cage (that’s what one of our favorite young customers does with *her* minis) or anything else you can think of...



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Find the pattern here.

Knitting these is a little fussy, we admit, but so so rewarding.

If you have a little more time to invest, you might want to try one of these stockings from Little Cotton Rabbits:



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HAPPY HANUKKAH!


Happy Hanukkah!