A Cloth Merchant

An Inspired Advent: Day 5


Over the years, one of my favorite things at Christmas has been making special gift tags to top the packages I give to my family. I dump my big box of scrapbooking supplies (that I, incidentally, never used for scrapbooking) on the dining room table and set to work. There is glitter, stampers and pads, […]

An Inspired Advent: Day 4


Throwback Thursday to Infinity! Throwback Thursday affords us the liberty of re-issuing an older post…especially since it gets everyone ready for our Infinity Scarf Class this coming Wednesday, December 10th at 6pm! We should call this the superlative scarf – everything is the best-est about it! Nothing could be easier, quicker, more stylish, warmer, softer…you […]

Welcome to Cleveland, Merchant & Mills!


“In the time of swords and periwigs and full-skirted coats with flowered lappets – when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold-laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta – there lived a tailor in Gloucester. He sat in the window of a little shop in Westgate Street, cross-legged on a table, from morning till dark. All day long […]

Think Warm Thoughts


Okay, I know I probably won’t be able to see grass or dirt for another two months at least, but I am already planning my garden!!!! I found a community garden near my apartment, and even though I don’t technically have a plot yet, a girl can still dream. And I have to say, despite […]

Upcoming Class : French Cartonnage Notepad Holder


We’ve got a new class coming up!!! Saturday, December 7, which coincides with the ArtWalk in Little Italy, we will once again host Betsy Begue as she instructs us in the beautiful art of French Cartonnage! In the last class we made needlecases, and this one will be holders for small notepads! Until I can […]
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