A few decades ago…well, ok...five, I was born and raised in a small farming community, where many people still home grow their fruits and vegetables, make their own quilts and yes, their own soap. So, I would like to give thanks to my grandmother for teaching me the value of hard work and the...
"Craft Cottage is a family run business that was established in the early 1980s. Steve and Judy Archbold had the passion and drive to start their own company when they decided they wanted to be their own bosses. Steve was always very good at coming up with great ideas and he could make anything...
"Original designs silk screened, hand painted & wood blocked on original design clothing. Work done by myself for 23 years".
Much if my inspiration comes from my love of the ocean. Where beaches, shapes and colors merge. I often dream of my designs before they are constructed. Other times the medium and colors dictate the way a piece is formed. Mostly I layout my mix of mediums and "Let it happen"
"I create my products by sewing custom nautical designed ribbons and fabrics with bamboo accents into tropically inspired accessories".