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    nightvision

    Aug 14, 2007

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    Spotted this over on craftzine.com and had to share. Images above are by Audrey Penven. She sews on film negatives in a darkroom wearing nightvision goggles. Pretty amazing. (…) Read more »

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    more new showroom pics

    Aug 02, 2007

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    I managed to get a hold of some more pictures of our new showroom to share with you. The visual/display team adorned the walls with tons of artwork, similar to the way they do the fitting rooms in all the Free People stores. The way they work is they gather inspiration and ideas and make (…) Read more »

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    new showroom new york

    Aug 01, 2007

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    The Free People display team is in the process of decorating our new New York showroom. The showroom is where we sell to all the other stores that sell Free People. We display all of our upcoming collections there and the girls in the showroom work with the buyers of each store to choose the (…) Read more »

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    you say tomato

    Jul 25, 2007

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    Attack of the giant tomato pincushion! No, it’s a bean bag chair, and you can make it. Spotted on love forever and find the tutorial on how to make your own at etsy labs. I wanna take a field trip there! (…) Read more »

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    the workshop

    Jul 17, 2007

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    Just wanted to share a few photos I snapped in the display team’s workshop. Doesn’t that first picture look like the most girly hardware store you’ve ever seen? So out of all this madness comes our beautiful displays. Our fall store displays are being installed now, so I’ll get you some photos and the inside (…) Read more »

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    nyt says craft is cool

    Jul 16, 2007

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    The New York Times has made made an announcement. Craft is cool. Check out this article highlighting some of our favorite craft pioneers like Debbie Stoller and the folks at Etsy. Obviously, we’re way ahead of the NYT, and the fancy designers officially making crafts fashionable. But I always like to see what the big (…) Read more »

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    knitting music

    Jul 02, 2007

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    Have you seen this? French musician Camille’s video for her song “Ta Douleur”. Check out a little blurb from wikipedia… “This album incorporated an avant-garde concept – a string, or thread (“le fil”), which was a drone that persisted throughout the entire course of the album. All of the songs in this album are based (…) Read more »

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    craft catch up

    Jun 18, 2007

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    Did you miss the Renegade Craft Fair this weekend? Or maybe you’re thinking about checking out the Chicago scene? Poppy Talk did this cool guide to the fair that can catch you up on what you missed… Above image from rock paper scissors from bang from woolies (…) Read more »

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    etsy & instructables: sew useful contest

    Jun 15, 2007

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    Etsy has teamed up with Instructables for this Sew Useful contest. So you know that Etsy is all about supplying a marketplace for the independent artist and crafter, and Instructables is a community created to share the how-to’s for useful projects. I love how Instructables encourages the sharing of finds and ideas. I mean, that’s (…) Read more »

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    painted garden

    Jun 14, 2007

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    I was flipping through the third issue of Craft: magazine (the one put out by the makers of Make:) and this picture was just so striking. This is just one little corner of a garden created by Diane Salavracos in Belgium. She buys odd colored spray paint from graffiti shops and then paints dried flowers, (…) Read more »

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    baby onesies

    Jun 12, 2007

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    We had a baby shower last week for our Planner (she figures out how much we need to buy of each style, what stores to send which styles, she manages all the numbers). All of her coworkers from the buying and web teams made her these adorable onesies! They have heat transfer graphics and are (…) Read more »

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    swapness

    Jun 08, 2007

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    So our travel themed craft swap is coming to a close. These photos are just a few of the amazing crafts the particpants have exchanged. Check out our flickr group to see the rest, and leave these guys some comments! The creativity of all you swappers is seriously incredible. Hope you all had fun!!!! (…) Read more »

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