July 25, 2012

Vintage Renewal on Etsy Finds!

Vintage Renewal made it on Etsy Finds, a curated and themed email Etsy sends out.  Congratulations, Jeanne!

Etsy's theme for this one was Flea Market Trends, showcasing this piece under Refurbished Furniture.  See it here.

July 23, 2012

Fantastic Fibres and Fibers

Megg of ArtNomadix created a beautiful treasury featuring our TAFA members.  All red and hot, visit it here.  See Megg's profile on TAFA by clicking her link below her hat.

July 22, 2012

Louise Schiele

Louise Schiele

California artist, Louise Schiele, has a wonderfully varied body of work, focusing mainly on art quilts and coiled baskets.  She has smaller pieces in her Etsy shop and can be contacted on her member profile for larger work or commissions.

July 15, 2012

Christine Marie Ford

A talented artist from Toronto, Canada, Christine showcases her quilts, books and jewelry on her Etsy shop.  She has also contributed to this blog with business tips in her Savvy Seller Café posts.

July 14, 2012

SAORI Salt Spring

Terri and her Peace Banner at Peace Park

Terri is a SAORI weaver, a Japanese free-style technique, based in Canada. She teaches workshops, sells weaving supplies and her own work and make sure to check out her Peace Banners on her site!

July 12, 2012


Koala Puppet Hat by ArtNomadix

ArtNomadix MeggaYarnz is our newest member from Down Under! Formerly a nomad, Meggan now leads a more stationary life, crocheting award winning hats and shawls. This Koala hat can also be used as a puppet! She has a shop on Etsy and is looking for customers!

Pedestrian Designs

Bunny Hat by Pedestrian Designs

Christine is from Nebraska and crochets a fairy tale on to your head!  Pedestrian Designs is for kids and the kid in you!

Make sure you check out her Etsy shop!

July 7, 2012

Kasia Urban Rybska Featured on Etsy

'Woman in Bath' by  Kasia Urban Rybska

Kasia makes small works of functional art using needlepoint, an embroidery technique that completely covers a canvas.  Her themes often have to do with the mundane: pliers, bottles, pipes, etc.  


Etsy asked the question and Kasia answered.  Read her feature on Etsy:  Click!

And, congratulations, Kasia!  Hopefully, this will get you the attention you deserve!  Woo hoo!

July 6, 2012

Wildly Woolly

Mini Felted Purse by Wildly Woolly

Kim Roth Buchheit lives in Arizona and has an impressive array of fiber skills which mostly merge into various felting incarnations.  Her Etsy shop has representations of her wide range of work.  Isn't this little purse great?  AND, make sure to check out her design site! Just wonderful!

Here's her member profile:

July 5, 2012

Linda Miller Designs

Contentment - 15" x 26.5"

© 2011 Linda A. Miller 
Private Collection
Cotton pieced, acrylic paint, applique, thread painted, machine quilted 

Linda Miller just opened up her Etsy shop!  Primarily an art quilter, she also makes these fascinating thread bowls.  Make sure to check out her wonderful Prayer Flag Project, too!  Linda lives in California.  Find out more on her TAFA Member Profile:

July 1, 2012

Laura Sheppard Handmade

Laura Sheppard Handmade Profile 

Laura knits but also makes gorgeous ceramic buttons like the ones above.  And, she made this beautiful treasury of our TAFA members, too!

Treasury: Sunday Afternoon

Catherine of Bazaar Bayar spent a peaceful afternoon in Turkey today.  Here is how she interpreted it with this beautiful treasury.  All, except the first one, are TAFA members!

Osnat lives in Jerusalem and crochets bags and rugs and other things out of salvaged rags.  She also sells balls of rag yarn for others to use.