We suspect there might be two kinds of people on this old earth of ours: Those who see the Incredible Rope Machine and deeply, desperately want one, and those who don't. We fall into the former camp. This device takes bits of yarn and scraps of string and weaves them together into a brand new kind of twine, ideal for projects galore. Piping for a pillow? Textile necklace? Braided belt? Yep, yay, and wooohooo.
Billie and Tootie, the lovely owners of Silverlake’s ReForm School, have gathered together buttons from artisans around the world into this perfect little set. They come together in a little pouch, and would make awesome embellishments on a canvas bag, sweater, or displayed in a small bowl at home.
Straightforward take on the tastes of your meal or cheeky commentary on the relative dispositions of your dinner guests? You be the judge (!), but be sure to set the table accordingly. These 100% cotton placemats have a retro feel that only serves to heighten their considerable charm.