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!
I've been sweating away (quite literally since it's been warm, warm, warm and I'm lacking in AC) getting things ready for the 10th annual Temescal Street Fair taking place Sunday, July 7th from 12-6 in Oakland. Weather should be lovely, with good food, music and more. Hope you can stop by! See the event page … Continue reading Temescal Street Fair! Sunday, July 7th
Tomatoes and cucumber plants are in the ground, which means it's just about time for some craft fair action. Patchwork Oakland! Sunday 5/12 from 11am-5pm in Jack London Square (indoors). Grab your mom and take her on a shopping excursion that's out of the ordinary. Awesome bonus: farmers market will be happening steps away so … Continue reading Spring Shows Coming Up!
It's been a marvelous, busy year for Bird vs. Bird Designs: new products, new bird designs and so many wonderful new customers.If you live in the San Francisco bay area, I hope you'll come by the Renegade Craft Fair this Saturday and Sunday from 11-6 at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco. There will … Continue reading Renegade SF Dec. 15 + 16: Last show of the year!
September is here, which means crafty folks like me are already planning for the winter holidays (yikes!). But this weekend I'm heading to Albany and popping up the ol' canopy for one last summer street festival hurrah. Stop by the Solano Avenue Stroll this Sunday between 10 and 6 for all kinds of food, fun … Continue reading Solano Stroll! Sunday, September 9th
It's about time for the primo indie craft event of the summer in San Francisco: the 5th annual Renegade Craft Fair. This weekend at, July 21st and 22nd, from 11-7 at Fort Mason. More details and directions on the official page. I'll be keeping it real with my bud Polly, of Pollyanna Cowgirl, at booth … Continue reading Renegade Craft Fair! July 21 & 22 in San Francisco
It's time for one of my favorite annual festivals, the Temescal Street Fair! Come on down to Telegraph Ave. between 42nd and 51st streets in the heart of Oakland for tons of great vendors, live music, quality food and activities for kids. The event runs from 12-6. I'll have all kinds of new and classic … Continue reading Temescal Street Fair this Sunday (7/8)!