STAMPING PERFECTLY ON COTTON BAGS

Technically you could use my technique to stamp on most fabrics, but for the purpose of this tutorial I will focus on the cotton drawstring bags since this is the fabric I most stamp on in my day-to-day fabric stamping adventures.  Also, with the holidays upon us I think the fabric bags make a great … [Read more...]

TORRIE ASAI FOR BESOTTED BRAND

I can't tell you how proud I am to start introducing Torrie Asai for Besotted Brand! Torrie is a new to lettering and by some twist of fate I have ended up becoming a bit of a mentor to her.  I saw that she had not only talent, but drive; what she lacked was confidence in her role as 'creative'. I … [Read more...]

ETSY VS. YOUR OWN SHOP + BUY YOUR CUSTOM URL!

I have discussed this subject in detail before and gave my pro's & con's on both.  Today, I am going to discuss why I am completely migrating to Etsy versus my own shop (for now). These last 2 months for Besotted Brand have been painfully slow, not working as much as I used to for the last six … [Read more...]

NEW FABRIC, WOOD, CLAY INK!

I have some pretty lofty plans for the shop , even though they are temporarily on hold my enthusiasm can't be dampened. A few months ago one of my suppliers developed an even better ink for fabric (and wood and clay, oh my!) I am always up for testing new products but I am super picky and not all … [Read more...]

YOUR OWN SHOP SITE VERSUS ETSY

Before I do the big reveal of the city we chose I should keep my promises and discuss having your own shop versus utilizing a platform like an Etsy.  There are a ton of Pro's & Con's that might be better for me to go over to better illustrate my thoughts.  My first pro for having your own shop … [Read more...]