When I decided to spend 2015 collaborating with my favorite artists, I knew I had to work with Margot again. We've been "Etsy friends" for my entire handmade career, and every time we work together, it brings me (and many of our customers) so much joy. It's rewarding for me to work with fabric that has been hand crafted with so much labor and love.... (Read More)
The Traveler has been redesigned!! (Finally!!) I've had a variation of this bag since 2008 (then, the "Hip Pocket") when I first opened shop. It went through a few minor improvements like size increase, the addition of an adjustable belt strap, and then it remained unchanged for some years. The design was one of my very early ones --it was inspired by a wedding invitation that I took apart and re-worked in canvas, lined it with fabric, and it became known as the Traveler in my shop. It is a popular seller, especially in the summer months when it's convenient for theme park vacations, or doggy play dates in the park. But it needed some changes and improvements... One fun aspect of running a solo...
I've been running Jenny N. by myself since the spring of 2008. Working alone for almost seven years can be pretty lonely. My business resolution for 2015 was to reach out and collaborate with other makers. My favorite makers. The makers whose products have been in my wishlists, in my favorites, and my checkout carts over the years. As you can see, it's happening! This year, I'm bringing aboard some "co-workers" from all over the US to brainstorm and create collaborative products that you will love! Each season will feature an artist whose work I admire and whose products you'll just adore ... Read more
It's that time of year again, my friends! It's time to stalk the Pinterest boards of your loved ones, or simply click on that link your significant other not-so-subtly sent you of the bag she wants for Christmas. Don't laugh; I have evidence(s) of this. Here's a breakdown of when orders need to be placed in time for Christmas delivery .... Read more