Posts Tagged ‘ craft ’

bojagi bash!

June 20, 2011

i got really obsessed with bojagi recently and was thrilled to read that the museum of craft and folk art was having an entire show of contemporary bojagi!  just to recap, bojagi is a traditional wrapping cloth from korea, originally made from scraps of old fabric pieced together to create a sort of quilt-like...
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pop up/workshop success!!!

May 2, 2011

the BIG THINGS pop up and shop and bookbinding workshop this weekend was a total success!!! thanks to write ups from tons of local sites (refinery29, 7×7, fecal face, the sf bay guardian, sf station +++), we had an amazing turnout of people of all ages! it was a gorgeous day for limeade and...
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love the bow tie!

April 12, 2011

bow ties have come a long way since winston churchill and 16-year-old movie theater ushers— now they’ve made their way into the land of craft! after work on thursday, trina and went to a bow tie workshop at the museum of craft and folk art‘s monthly craft bar. sponsored by etsy and britex fabrics,...
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collectible

March 30, 2011

while at the museum of craft and folk art a few weekends ago, this cover of american craft, with the the knotted rope and urchin spine necklaces, called my name from the pile of sale magazines. the cover story features fiber artist kay sekimachi and her foray into jewelry using her collection of beachcombed...
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haiti folk

March 20, 2011

freakin over papier mache folk art and paintings from haiti! from the digital library of the caribbean, part of the university of florida library.
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pizza party!!!!!

February 27, 2011

on friday i threw a pizza party potluck for my birthday! i decorated the house with construction paper slices and pies (no two were the same!) and spent the day prepping the dough and toppings for the pizzas. i served up my stash of lou malnati’s deep dish pizzas, which i imported frozen in...
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holiday favorites from the BIG THINGS SHOP!

November 24, 2010

we thought we’d take a moment away from our busy thanksgiving cookie baking schedule to bring you a few favorites from the BIG THINGS SHOP. forget about the black friday silliness and shop handmade & local w/BT! our master gift wrappers would be honored to wrap your gift (no charge!) and bonus: Bay Area...
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happy indigenous people’s day!

October 11, 2010

since 1992 berkeley has renamed columbus day “indigenous people’s day” in support of the world’s indigenous peoples that have suffered greatly under the europeans’ conquest of the new world. such incredible arts & crafts have come from these cultures, from the native americans, the aboriginal cultures of australia and new zealand, the berbers in...
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CELEBRATION ROOM #1

June 5, 2010

the latest idea i have and want to share with you all are my CELEBRATION ROOMS! both public and private spaces will be transformed into spaces in which everyone, friends and strangers, are invited to celebrate. celebrate what, you may ask? why, whatever you wish to celebrate! the day! success! a reunion! a birthday!...
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lay your weary head to rest

May 14, 2010

LOOK WHAT I MADE!!!!!! pillowcase from an old skirt and leftover fringe from my halloween costume. fits well in the living room, don’t it?
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