Austin Chronicle article: Water This Cottage Industry

There is an article by Rachel Koper in the current issue of the Austin Chronicle about an upcoming show I am participating in a show the weekend before Mother’s Day! The second Handmade Austin Women show will be at Ginko Studios on May 5th & 6th from 10-6.

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2007 ARTISTS INCLUDE:
Jenifer Nakatsu Arntson / JNA Designs
Sunyong Chung / Ginko Studios
Jaime Jo Fisher
Chia Guillory
Stephanie Lindsey / Baby Jane
Bonnie Lynch
Melanie Schopper / M. Schopper Ceramics

More info and a map available at HandmadeAustinWomen.com.

See you there! I have lots of new work and special show prices.

New site look and feel! And a Sale…

My site has a new look, thanks to Jenny at websydaisy! I’ve been working on implementing the changes, it’s an ongoing project…

I am having a little webstore sale, and also have new items, being photographed and coming soon… working day and nght for the upcoming HAW show.

xo
jna

Handmade Austin Women 2007 Spring Show – May 5 & 6

I am participating in a show the weekend before Mother’s Day! The second Handmade Austin Women show will be at Ginko Studios on May 5th & 6th from 10-6.

Here’s the skinny:

Please join us for the Second Annual Handmade Austin Women Spring Show
on the weekend of May 5th and 6th from 10am till 6pm. Handmade Austin
Women are dedicated to unique design and the highest quality in
handmade work. Our Spring Show 2007 offers high fashion, original
house wares, wearable art, fine art, stunning jewelry and live musical
accompaniment. You can preview our show and find directions at
http://www.handmadeaustinwomen.com

LOCATION:
Ginko Studios
800 Gullett Street
(512) 389-1920

WHEN:
Weekend before Mother’s Day
May 5th-6th 2007
10 a.m until 6 p.m.

DIRECTIONS:
(map link http://tinyurl.com/2k2ckc )
From IH 35 and 7th street, go east on 7th street.
Left turn on Springdale Road.
Right turn on Lyons Road.
Right turn on Gullett Street (Lyons dead ends at Gullet).
Park on Gullet, walk to the end of the street to the stone house on
right (800 Gullet St), walk through the chain link gate to the left of
the house.

2007 ARTISTS INCLUDE:
Jenifer Nakatsu Arntson / JNA Designs
Sunyong Chung / Ginko Studios
Jaime Jo Fisher
Chia Guillory
Stephanie Lindsey / Baby Jane
Bonnie Lynch
Melanie Schopper / M. Schopper Ceramics

MUSICAL GUESTS:
DJ Mahealani
Laura Freeman as Luna Tart

Handmade Austin Women believe in the profound benefits of keeping
women sustained at work at home here in Austin. For more information
about the event and artists, please visit
http://www.handmadeaustinwomen.com

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(added 4/23/07) The upcoming Handmade Austin Women 2007 Spring Show was mentioned in the Austinist: Fashion Bits!

Naughty Secretary Club in e-commerce guide article

Fellow Austin Craft Mafia member Jennifer Perkins of Naughty Secretary Club is mentioned in an article on ecommerce-guide.com. Article is pretty good, check it out.

xox

jna

ParentHacks…

There was a great post on PH I read today re making easter egg shaped sidewalk chalk using plastic eggs, and they mentioned they had a widget for their blog now. Just playin' with it…

ParentHacks is just one of the parenting blog I keep up with via Bloglines, though the majority are design (love design*sponge) and crafty blogs. And the occasional gossipy fashion site.

Wish vox was compatible with performancing firefox plugin.

I am a sxsw widow this week, but the toddler went down easy and fairly early tonight, huzzah!

Glow in the dark diecut stars…

I have added a new category of products, d.i.y. & kits, and a new product: a set of 10 glow-in-the-dark stars that can be used as appliques/embellishment on your own items (clothing, a tote bag, etc) either by hand-sewing or machine stitching. Probably could do more than one item! There are a mix of 4 sizes, I cut them myself on my die press….

On Stylelicious this week…

Don’t forget that over on DIY Network at 2pm Central you can catch the Austin Craft Mafia girls on Stylelicious.
TUESDAY: Tina, Jen A. and Susann whip up some Eco-Friendly Fashions like skirts out of sheets and paper bags into passport cases. THURSDAY: Old to New is the theme with Karly, Tina and Susann making capes and slip dresses!

Knitting for Peace

Heard this inspiring podcast today, Jennifer from craftsanity was interviewing Betty Christiansen, the author of “Knitting For Peace: Make the World a Better Place Once Stitch at a Time.” Great to have compiled info re organizations that need handknitted donations all in one place. Such a noble use of stash!

Stylelicious Preview Party

Here’s the skinny:

“The time is finally here for the premiere of
Stylelicious! A new crafty TV show airing on the DIY
Network and featuring members of the Austin Craft
Mafia as hosts.

To celebrate the Austin Craft Mafia is hosting a
premiere party Wednesday April 5th at Doc’s
Motorworks. Look for Stylelicious on 5 big screen
TVs, free drinks between 8-9, music, friends, swag
bags, raffles, $2 Tecate and $1 tacos!

Stylelicious features…

Jenifer Nakatsu Arntson * JNA Designs
Karly Hand * Identity Crisis Clothing
Vickie Howell * Knitty Gritty
Susann Keohane * All Dressed Up and Shy
Jesse Kelly Landes * Amet and Sasha
Hope Perkins * Hot Pink Pistol
Jennifer Perkins * Naughty Secretary Club
Tina Sparkles * Sparkle Craft

Plus special field pieces each episode with different
Austin crafters!

Please spread the word and feel free to invite
everyone. If you don’t live in Austin and can’t join
us for the party please be sure to tune in to DIY
Thursday April 6th at 1:30pm CT and again Sundays at
3:00pm. This will be the shows regular time slot, so
watch for a new episode each week!

Stylelicious premiers April 6th on DIY Network!
http://www.diynetwork.com/
http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/press/article/0,,DIY_13703_4509220,00.html