Vote for Anne Cate for FedEx Small Business Grant

Many of my friends and customers have been supportive of my daughter’s business, Anne Cate. She is still a college student but has had an exciting stretch growing her business. She has won a number of pitch competitions and reinvested the money into her...
Parade Pride Blanket

Parade Pride Blanket

It’s that time of year!  When Clevelander’s are going a bit stir crazy from lack of sunshine. According to this website Cleveland is the 5th cloudiest US city!  According to the Weather Channel, we are also one of the dreariest cities. So when we have an...
Meet Anne Cate! Skylines. Sweet. Simplicity

Meet Anne Cate! Skylines. Sweet. Simplicity

I am just a wee bit proud of my daughter, Anne Cate. When she was about 15, she started an Etsy shop, creating handmade accessories. This past year, she re-branded herself and her shop in which she sells sweet, sophisticated and adventurous accessories. She focused on...
Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

I upcycled a Master’s Degree hood from my customer Amy. I didn’t take photos beforehand, but the hood has a very unusual shape and construction. Here is an example: There is a main color edging against a black background and an inside lining of several...
Hockey Jersey Tote

Hockey Jersey Tote

It seems like a good time to share a hockey jersey tote, right? It’s Christmas in July! Actually, it’s hard to believe that we will be entering another season of hockey soon. I made this hockey tote as a gift back in December. It’s a large...