Shop Update: Wood + Plastic + Fabric

Shop Update: Wood + Plastic + Fabric {an Art School Dropout's life}The shop is officially updated and ready for shopping! I kept this stocking small, since it is the first big update in a year or so. I don’t want to be overwhelmed and make mistakes. I need to get back in the swing of things.

If all goes well today, I will have another update in the next two weeks. So if you missed out on something today, don’t worry, just let me know in the comments below what your favorite pieces were and I’ll try and restock something similar. You can also leave comments with fabric suggestions/requests for the Fabric + Wood or Fabric + Plastic Necklaces. For this update I chose using my own personal taste.

Thanks for stopping by, you guys seriously have made my week with your enthusiasm and encouragement.

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Shop Update: Zipper Pouches and Hanging Swallows

Shop Update: Art School Dropout The shop has been updated and is open again! I’ll leave it open a bit longer this time, so everyone has a chance to snag something. This update included a few Quilted Pouches, Embroidered Vinyl Pouches, and some hand cast plastic Swallow Wall Hangings.

You see it all here

Shop Update: Art School Dropout Shop Update: Art School Dropout Shop Update: Art School DropoutI’ve been enjoying sewing pouches again, plus I found a bunch of almost finished embroidered pieces from way back when, so expect updates like these a little more often!

 

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Shop Update: A Week Long Flash Sale

Shop Update: A Week Long Flash Sale {an Art School Dropout's life}Flash Sale Time!!! I have put up all of the extra Letters and Hexagons that I cast these past two weeks up in my main shop for ONE WEEK ONLY! 

Most of the listings are set up to be customized in some way or another. This was the reason I couldn’t do this on Instagram and had to open up my StoreEnvy shop again. It will help keep things organized a bit!

I’ve also added a few pre-made earrings, necklaces and a banner or two.

The sale will end Thursday, May 21st at midnight. At that point I will close up shop and start working on all the orders. I wont reopen the shop until the next sale. This way I can ship everything in a timely manner and still fulfill my contractual obligations I have.

All proceeds from this sale are going to help me take care of monthly payments on a long arm sewing machine, something I’m hoping to purchase very soon. The machine will help me turn out quilts faster, and allow me to experiment more with the actual quilting process. Then maybe after a year of practice, I can start taking on others quilts! It’s an exciting venture, and I just want to be ready. So expect a few of these flash sales within the next few months.

Shop Update: A Week Long Flash Sale {an Art School Dropout's life} Shop Update: A Week Long Flash Sale {an Art School Dropout's life} Shop Update: A Week Long Flash Sale {an Art School Dropout's life}

P.S.: You can get 15% off your entire order for being a blog reader! Just use code “BLOGLOVE” during checkout.

P.S.S.: Art School Dropout has an anniversary this month!!! So keep an eye out for a giveaway or two!!!

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Shop Update: Custom Letter Charms & Hexie Necklaces

Shop Update: Custom Letter Charms & Hexie Necklaces {an Art School Dropout's life} Shop Update: Custom Letter Charms & Hexie Necklaces {an Art School Dropout's life}I decided a few months back that I still really love casting plastic, like a lot! I have started setting up custom listing in my Etsy shop so when I do cast, I’m only casting what customer like, not just what I feel like making in hopes other will like it all.

So, if you have ever wanted a custom Hexagon or Quilt Block Necklace, or maybe a set of charms that spell out something awesome or ridiculous, then now is the time. I’m casting all week!!!

Shop Update: Three Baby Quilts

muted_hexagon_quilt_mintgraytan_006_550I’ve been making baby quilts lately as a form of therapy and as skill building exercises. The size is perfect because one yard of fabric fits on the back and I can sandwich everything together on my work table. However my little one is starting to outgrow this size and I really have no use for a stack of baby quilts. Soooo I added them to the shop!

I priced them according to quilts similar in quality and design that I’ve seen online. I don’t plan on taking custom requests and won’t update quilts non stop, but it’s nice to know that if I have an idea I can test it out and it may end up finding a new home one day, not just sit on my shelf and get dusty.

$195.00  Hexagon Baby Quilt - Mint, Gray, Tan & White {an Art School dropout's life}The first three quilts that I added are all completely different. Both in color and design. There is the light muted tone hexagon quilt above

$200.00  Rows of Plus Signs Quilt - Black, White & Mustard {an Art School Dropout's life}$200.00  Rows of Plus Signs Quilt - Black, White & Mustard {an Art School Dropout's life}

The black in white plus sign quilt with a surprise mustard colored backing

$175.00  Icosahedron Baby Quilt - Blues & Grays {an Art School Dropout's life} $175.00  Icosahedron Baby Quilt - Blues & Grays {an Art School Dropout's life}And the icosahedron quilt made up of lots of blues and grays.

I’d love to hear your thoughts about these pieces and anything else that may be on your mind right now!!

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