Inspiration

maker: allison from kawaii kitsch

Sometimes “over the top” is a bad thing, but in allison’s case, it’s a creative business dream. making her childhood hobby become a reality as her full-time business, allison gets to create and design to her hearts content.  Her sunglasses…

Adventures

patchwork oakland spring 2014

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Want to see some photos of my kids?” the bartender, Felix asked as he pulled out his cell phone. He set his phone on the bar and scrolled through his Instagram feed. Lindsey (one of…

Inspiration

maker: T & A Leather

My dad’s work “uniform” consists of a pair of old blue jeans, a long sleeved plaid button down shirt, a brown leather belt, and boots. He wears this outfit every single day as he works in the orchard that I…

Business Tips

Tips for artisan food vendors

If you’re looking to make the most of your time and effort at craft shows check out our online workshop: Craft Show Success: Make sales and build your business, confidence + community through selling at craft shows. I share the tips…

DIY Projects

how to make soy candles

Remember the whole story about my heartbreak and how it led to me leaving my house in Los Angeles and moving in with Delilah in Orange County and how that led to us founding Patchwork Show? If not, check out…

Inspiration

maker: judith from rusty cuts

I found my mom’s stash of fabrics when I was in high school. There were yards and yards of fabrics that she had bought years earlier with the good intention of making stuff….but had never gotten around to it. I…