Filbert & Maggie Opening TOMORROW!

Filbert & Maggie Opening TOMORROW!

I just received the photos of my first items for Filbert & Maggie Handmade, thanks to the talented Katie Wilber, and that means I can start finalizing my shop listing and LAUNCH TOMORROW! I’ll make an announcement tomorrow once the shop is up and running, but in the meantime here is a sneak peak of … Continue reading

Maker’s Meal at Running With Scissors

Maker’s Meal at Running With Scissors

Last night I got to be a part of the amazing Maker’s Meal at Running With Scissors Art Studios and Gallery. The show was an idea to take the eating local movement one step further, inviting people to have a personal relationship with the makers of their napkins, vases, and plates, as well as the … Continue reading

New 2014 Christmas Cards Now Available

New 2014 Christmas Cards Now Available

“Angels from the realms of glory, wing your flight o’re all the earth!” $2 per card for orders of 4-19, $1.50 per card for orders of 20 or more. Add a custom inside message for $.25 per card. Ready to ship 1-2 weeks after payment is received. Email artgirlrachel@gmail.com Last year’s image “holy family traveling … Continue reading

Making & Teaching Art

Making & Teaching Art

I’ve been having some very good days in the studio in the last few weeks! Lots of printing and getting ready for the Running with Scissors Maker’s Meal on October 16th and studio sale on October 18th. I was cleaning up my inking station after printing today and just had to snap this picture and … Continue reading

Filbert & Maggie Giveaway!

Filbert & Maggie Giveaway!

Here is anther peek at my new project launching this fall, Filbert & Maggie Handmade, and a chance to own one of the first sets of 2 hand-printed and hand-sewn Maggie May napkins! Just leave a comment below by August 4th at 8AM (EST) if you are interested in the goldenrod Maggie May-print napkins seen … Continue reading

Table Linens

Table Linens

I’ve been working on some drafts for table linens! These napkins are made from 100% cotton fabric that I’ve either screen printed my own drawing on to, or printed using a hand-carved woodblock then finished on the sewing machine.

Kale on Fabric

Kale on Fabric

I did some test prints on cotton fabric that came out quite well! I now have 3 yards of hand-printed fabric to become table linens or packaged as fat quartets for other folks to create with. What would you make or like to see made with this fabric?        

Proofs from a Recent Commission

Proofs from a Recent Commission

I was very excited to be commissioned to make some large abstract prints in a style reminiscent of my work in 2008-2009. Here are some test prints (proofs or artist proofs) I made working out the concept and design.