I'm off to New York - again! I feel so lucky to get back to my old stomping ground a couple of times a year. This time I am spending a whole day at one of my favorite places, Tinsel Trading.
This past summer, Marcia Ceppos, Tinsel's owner, packed up her grandfather's business and moved it a whole block away. Doesn't sound too daunting...unless of course you we're one of the few lucky ones to have ever seen the basement!! Word on the street was they moved everything by laundry wagons - but that might just be an urban myth.
They have unpacked, decorated and primped the new store and I hear it is better than ever!
This Thursday, November 13th I'll be signing copies of Home Sewn and hosting a craft jam with Marcia in the evening. If you happen to be in mid-town, stop by, say hello and stick around for some fun! I hear Wendy Addison will be there also. Wendy is one of those few people who, when you meet her, you feel more grounded - so I like being around her as often as possible.
Book signing is from 12-2 on Thursday and our craft class is from 6:30-8:30 - call Marcia today (212 730 1030) if you would like to sign up for the class - Apron Adorned - just what everyone needs for the coming holiday season!
have a fantastic trip! wish i could be there!
Wish I could pop into the city to see you and visit the shop. But am too far away.
I love the picture you included in today's blog, so many of my favorite things all together just waiting to be combined into something wonderful.
Years ago when I first learned about Tinsel Trading and their magical basement I started dreaming of being shut in over the weekend. Having all that time by myself to play with all the ribbons!!!! Well A girl's got to have her dreams ya know!! :c)
Polly and I will be in NYC in a few weeks and Tinsel is definitely on out "to-do" list. We have been there before and it is as wonderful as you state. Have fun! Love your book too! A new ottoman cover is being planned as I type....
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