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Apr14

It's that time of year again! The time of year when the Make it Show rolls back into town and brings some of the best local designers together in a room, and open the doors to thousands of hungry shoppers. It truly is an amazing show. Wonderfully curated to bring you only the best in independent design. Marry that with a nice glass of wine, and some good music, and you have a brilliant shopping experience.

 

We will be there all weekend so please come and say hi! We will have some great stuff for you. 

 

Check out some of the awesome Make It Show exhibitors and Cargoh family:

 

1. Conecktion

2. Daub and Design

3. THIS IS EAST VAN

4. Kukubee

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Oct11

Cindy Steiler learned the art of handmade from her shop's namesource - her paternal Grandmother, Mary.   Today, she's honed the skills her grandmother passed down to create stunning, vintage-inspired, mixed-media, surrealist needlepoints that have the rare ability to disturb and delight their viewer all at once.  {At least, this viewer.  The repurposed [not to mention exhumed] antique German doll parts really freak me out.  In the good way.}

Steiler uses homespun 100-year-old linen as her canvas, and has a distintive almost illiustration-like vibe to her hand-stitched characters ~ giving her body of work a signature style, despite the fact that no two pieces are the same.   Really beautiful stuff.

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