Tapestry Bag: Warrior Girl

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This striking bag features details from a chalk and watercolor painting "Clouds against blue sky" (digitized from a painting by the Dutch painter Abraham Teerlink, from the Rijksmuseum Rijksstudio). The front side also features a 19th century sketch of a winged warrior girl (possibly Iris the messenger of the gods) by Elisabeth Kemper. Modern Handmade. Shop Tapestry bags here.


Tapestry bags: finishing touches

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I've been enjoying designing these "portable pocket" tapestry bags. Most have two pieces of art from the Rijksmuseum Rijksstudio along with graphic elements that I add -- lines, dots, hash marks. Once the "suede" fabric (actually a sueded polyester cloth that has a lovely nap and sheen) is printed, I cut, sew, and put the finishing touches on them.

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2017 New Jersey Full Moon Calendar: Love is Stronger

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The 2017 version of the limited edition New Jersey Full Moon Calendar is here. Celebrate the beauty and bounty of the Garden State with this organic cotton knit tea towel that features a "sky selfie" (taken in August when the Black-Eyed Susans are in all their glory). It also has a snippet of lyrics from a Neil Young song... "there's a full moon rising, let's go dancing in the light" ...