The days are getting longer, the studio has been getting busier, and the calendar is filling up! I hope you'll join me at one (or all!) of these fun Oakland events. I have lots of new goodies, including ultra-plush stuffies and brand new canvas pouches. Thursday 5/18 | Oakland Indie Awards | Oakland Museum of … Continue reading 2017 Late Spring + Early Summer Events
It's going to be a busy season for Bird vs. Bird! I've just finalized my calendar for the remainder of the year. Here's where I'll be if you want to shop in person--I always have special deals and sometimes have products I don't sell online. Sunday October 23rd // East Bay Mini Maker Faire // … Continue reading 2016 Fall/Winter Events
Join me this Sunday, September 11th for the 42nd annual Solano Stroll in Berkeley/Albany CA. This is a wonderful, free event with tons of vendors, a parade, music and good food. I'll be set up on Solano Ave. between Curtis St. and Neilson St. (in front of the Safeway parking lot). Look for a white … Continue reading Solano Stroll: Sunday 9/11
What's better than some bird stickers? Lots and lots of bird stickers! Stickers that are cheery and bright and durable and waterproof. I'm pleased to roll out six new packets of sheet stickers. Each set has twelve stickers (two sheets of six), so you can go to town decorating your water bottles, envelopes, notebooks and … Continue reading New Sticker Sheets!
I've been busy at the drawing board and busy at the sewing machine in preparation for the upcoming season of gift giving and merry-making. Eight different sets of four coasters are now available in the shop, at fairs and for wholesale purchase. Great to have on hand for hostess gifts, stocking stuffers, or to protect … Continue reading New Coaster Sets!
Check it out! Bird vs. Bird is in the Maker Spotlight on the Oaklandish blog. http://oaklandish.com/oakblog/maker-bird-vs-bird/ In addition to cranking out awesome Oakland gear, Oaklandish is a huge supporter of local makers, and of the Oakland community. I'm proud to have my work carried in their Downtown Oakland and Dimond stores. Thanks guys!
Ahoy bird lovers! I've been more than a little under the radar lately, but that doesn't mean exciting things aren't happening. New designs are brewing, the goslings are on parade at Lake Merritt, and I was dive-bombed by a Brewers Blackbird this afternoon. In other news, the lovely folks at Dear Handmade Life, who bring … Continue reading What’s Up + Interview on Dear Handmade Life!
It was a long, dry winter out here in northern California, but now we're enjoying some lovely spring sunshine. Out on Lake Merritt the last few migratory ducks seem to be packing their bags, but there are still quite a few Eared Grebes floating around sporting their breeding plumage. Things have been busy in the … Continue reading Spring Update
Well, it's November first, which means the jack-o-lanterns are in the compost bin and crafters and makers everywhere are kicking into high gear. I've got piles of pillows and stacks of coasters waiting to be stitched and packaged, and my first show of the season this very weekend. Below are the events where I'll be … Continue reading 2013 Holiday Show Lineup!
It's that time of the summer...RENEGADE! I've been cutting, sewing and packaging away in preparation (and giving my newly downloaded This American Life app a workout in the process--thanks for making it to 500 episodes, Ira!) Even if it's foggy out at Fort Mason, it'll be cozy and crafty indoors at the show. As usual, … Continue reading Renegade SF July 27th and 28th!