Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Fat Orange Cat

Karyn of Fat Orange Cat was one of the first makers to sign up for AHB III and I loved viewing her shop of goodies. Karyn's appliques are nice visual pops to her simple* and crisp clean totes.

*Now when I use the word "simple" I don't mean it in a bad way. What I mean is simply (haha) that I dig the effortless** and simplicity that her creations convey! Not too many doo-dads, her design is pretty and she uses interesting materials for her linings that add that special something. Get it? That's what I mean!

**Now when I use the word "effortless" I don't mean that Karyn isn't working her butt off sewing for all of you, because she is!

Check out what she had to say about AHB at her blog.

Detail of a Fat Orange Cat applique up close and personal.

Friday, August 8, 2008

First Rounds of Sponsorship Surrounds AHB

Guess who is sponsoring Atomic Holiday Bazaar this year? Creative Loafing, that's who!! I'm happy to say AHB will have two adverts in CL the week prior and the week of the show. Creative Loafing was the first piece of the press pie to give AHB a huge press-tacular magazine cover.

I've hired Billy Elkins from encompasscreative.net as AHB III's event photographer and graphic artist. You're all gonna shit when you see the print material he is creating for this year's show (which will be in Creative Loafing). He's an amazing photographer and really gets the philosopy of what Atomic is all about. Crafters - take note, there are going to be some great shots of you the day of the show!

More to come, I'm hustling for you my craft babies!