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At The Market with Nathalie Kraynina

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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Check out “At The Market” this Saturday, a summer designer sale of the Nathalie Kraynina Collection at the new and hip DeKalb Market in Brooklyn.

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Ring in Spring at La China Loca

Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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There will be a tea party and sample sale to ring in spring at  La China Loca , 385 South 5th St between Hooper and

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What’s Best and Coolest for Kids This Holiday- Part Two

Saturday, November 26th, 2011
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We hang everything/on our Christmas tree/Ornaments big and bright/and all these sparkling icicles/and twirling balls of white… Eloise at Christmastime- Kay Thompson Daughters and sons,

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A Little Bit Classy & A Little Bit Rock & Roll:
Fashion Designer Nathalie Kraynina

Saturday, September 10th, 2011
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I enjoyed covering Williamsburg Fashion Weekend this past February and all its boundary-pushing shows. But after two nights of absorbing designs that walked a fine

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A Weaver of Wearable Art

Friday, September 9th, 2011
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W. John Jameson III was first attracted to textiles at summer camp in his pre-teens when macramé was big. Remember macramé? Commissions for plant holders

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An Accidental Artisan

Thursday, September 1st, 2011
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Jill Hurant alloys her own 24k gold; in layman’s terms, adding a percentage of silver and copper to make the final substance harder and more

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Gioia Bags—Functional Art

Monday, July 25th, 2011
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Joy Liotta Horvath learned to sew from her mother and to upholster from her father. She’s restored antique leather fire buckets for collectors, antique French

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Women Around Town: Maya and Veni—
Maya Handbags and Jewelry

Monday, January 31st, 2011
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On an early trip to The Philippines on a quest for unusual materials, Veni (Venifreda) Evangelista arranged for herself and her daughter Maya to visit

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