November 06, 2008

Book signing with Natalie Chanin this Saturday!

We are so excited to welcome Natalie Chanin to the Curiosity Shoppe this Saturday! Natalie is a talented designer and owner of Alabama Chanin, a design studio in Florence, Alabama. She will be at the shoppe this Saturday from 2-5pm signing copies of her gorgeous book, Alabama Stitch.

Please stop by to say hello to Natalie, check out her book, and join us for a cookie or two. Hope to see you there! Our shoppe is located at 855 Valencia Street (between 19th and 20th) in the Mission District of San Francisco.

A little more about Alabama Stitch from our site:

The subtitle of this book sums it up nicely, “Projects and Stories Celebrating Hand-Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery for Contemporary Sustainable Style”. Filled with beautiful photography and dozens of projects, this book is a fantastic way to get started embellishing or altering your clothing. For years now, author Natalie Chanin has been making a big name for herself in the fashion world from her unlikely hometown of Florence, Alabama. Her stylish combination of traditional southern needlework with contemporary couture has transformed not just contemporary fashion, but also the lives of the women she has employed to manufacture her collections—many of whom once earned their livings from the now long-gone textile factories in the area. A wonderful story, a wonderful book.

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