Sunday, May 31, 2009
Cat Lady Press D.I.Y. Sewing Kits:
Handbags by Casey:
Card decks by Pete:
Handmade paper by Kaci:
Recycled notebooks with printed covers by Kerry:
The show will be up until the morning of Wednesday, June 3rd.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Located in Athens, Ohio, Lobsterfest an all-day free music festival hosted by ACRN. This year the festival will include its 2nd Craft Bazaar, featuring 20 D.I.Y. vendors from around the area. Cat Lady Press will have a table at the event; printed t-shirts, handmade apparel & accessories, sewing kits, and more will be sold!
Saturday June 6, 2009
South Green - Front Four
Craft Bazaar: 12 pm - 7 pm
Live Music: 12 pm - 10 pm
For more information on the event, visit
http://www.acrn.com/lobsterfest or email
Music Line-up (Main Stage)
1:45 pm: She Bears - energetic indie folk
2:45 pm: Kaslo - Athens folk rock
3:45 pm: Kyle Sowashes - fun indie pop
4:45 pm: Kid, You’ll Move Mountains - Illinois folk
5:45 pm: Earwig - Columbus indie rock
6:45 pm: Ruckus Roboticus - ACRN Alumnus DJ now
based in Columbus
7:45 pm: Blueprint - Columbus hip hop
9:00 pm: Jay Reatard - danceable new wave punk
on Matador Records
1:00 pm: Who Knows - Andrew WK cover band
2:15 pm: Donner Party Dinner Party - noise duo
3:15 pm: Five Deadly Venoms - Athens experimental
4:15 pm: Joe Anderl - friendship folk
5:15 pm: The Ghost of Asa Phelps - Lawrence Arms-esque
6:15 pm: Order of the Spur - newly formed Athens folk
7:15 pm: Russenorsk - Athens indie folk
Monday, May 25, 2009
Saturday, May 23, 2009
for more information on this project, visit http://www.stitchforsenate.us/
Thursday, May 21, 2009
This tutorial is also available on YouTube.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Sunday, May 10, 2009
If you are interested:
-Comment on this post, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the address the fabric should be sent to.
-Wait patiently for fabric!
-Turn your fabric into something new.
-Document your new object "in its home." (If the fabric is now a pillow, take a picture of your couch. If it "lives" outside, take a picture of it outside.)
-Email your documentation to me at email@example.com
I appreciate your interest and hope you choose to participate. I will provide all fabric and costs (although donations are happily welcomed), so it shouldn't cost you more than a bit of your time.
Thursday, May 7, 2009
How to Sew. - More DIY How To Projects
Monday, May 4, 2009
My Miranda July girl-crush is escalating. I have been studying her more in depth for my media class this quarter - mostly her online assignment based project with Harrell Fletcher - Learning to Love You More. The following is a critique of the project.
July’s wistful and intelligent approach to her artworks create a comfortable forum in which viewers can interact. This idea of relevant art is evident in her online project, Learning to Love You More. In conjunction with Harrell Fletcher, July posed assignments for readers to complete, document, and post to a web forum. As Jessica Santone stated in her article, Learning to Document More, July and Fletcher created “a new kind of archive as it teaches participants how to document and encourages cross-engagement between these documents.” It is imperative to note this change in “the archive.” Although the idea of the archive is traditionally regarded as a stagnant documentation of the past, July resurrects past projects by cross-referencing them, publishing them in books, and displaying them in exhibitions.
The collection of July’s work is important in the way it challenges viewers to re-approach activities in their daily lives. She states, “we have archived some of the work that has commanded us in some way…. In the same way that the ocean gives the assignment of breathing deeply, and kissing instructs us to stop thinking.” Through the critical thought process July poses, her work is sweet and thoughtful, with a humorous element of being clumsy and self-deprecating.
Sunday, May 3, 2009
Here are some pictures from the weekend.