Posts Tagged ‘ library ’

wish list part 2: give BIG!

December 20, 2010

despite all buzzing around shopping and baking right now, it’s also one of the best times to remember to give back to our communities! making a donation in someone’s name is always way cooler than an unnecessary picture frame or doodad. here are a few organizations you should support this holiday season: the national...
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nice handiwork

February 2, 2010

yet another gem of the digital collection of the new york public library, the peasant art of subcarpathian russia published in 1926. great inspiration for patterns, embroidery, and your (and my) spring gypsy looks.
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naturally

January 15, 2010

Yet another gem in the New York Public Library digital collections are the textile designs and drawings of E.A. Seguy. Absolutely stunning in their use of color, shape, pattern! Don’t you just want to wallpaper your house in this? I’m not even loving the bugs or butterflies that much, but I’m still so blown...
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