We did it again! Donation to Black & Pink- Supporting Prison Abolition and LGBTQIA2S+ people impacted by the prison system

I am proud to donate 5% of my 2022 sales to Black & Pink! Black & Pink is a US-based organization that does work dedicated to abolishing the criminal punishment system and liberating LGBTQIA2S+ people across the country and people living with HIV/AIDS who are affected by that system through advocacy, support, and organizing.  2022…

Woven Goods in Dearborn!

New places to find woven home-goods out in the world Hello Friends, Did you know that I now have washcloths, and hand towels and napkins for sale in The Dearborn Shop in Dearborn, MI?! Well, it’s true! The Dearborn shop is an adorable new shop in downtown Dearborn, just off the main drag. They have…

Detroit Urban Craft Fair and Tiny Expo

Here are two upcoming craft fairs where you can find me and my woven goods: The Detroit Urban Craft Fair is a 3-day event! It starts on Friday December 2nd with a preview evening, then continues through Saturday and Sunday Dec 3rd and 4th. Located at the Masonic Temple in Downton Detroit it is a…

Fall Craft Fairs… where does the time go?!

Suddenly it’s autumn craft fair season again! The Woven Good’s complete Fall Fair Schedule is still to be determined… however! October has two fairs in the first two weeks! First up, the DIYpsi art fair is back after a few years off, and The Woven Good will be there! DIYpsi will be on Saturday and…

On making something I’ll never make again

I think it’s the nature of handmade work to create finished pieces that are all slightly different from each other. On the other hand, when I’m weaving for function, I can get pretty darn close to identical finished pieces. At the end of a warp I may have 12 towels that look very similar, measure-up…

On the loom

I’m finishing up some cottolin towels to ship off to Process Low Waste Shop in Stevens Point, WI. The strange pandemic economy meant that I had to improvise a little with the colors/types of yarn I was able to get this time. These towels will look a bit different than the last batch I made,…

Handmade Toledo washcloth restock!

I took a lovely trip to Toledo the other day and re-stocked the handwoven washcloths on the shelves of the Handmade Toledo Makershop! I added a couple new colors to their washcloth stock. They have such fun collection of local, handmade things in the shop, it’s always a joy to visit them! Handmade Toledo is…