DIY decoration tin: Little Deers
Create your own holiday banner with this DIY kit. Stitched by your own hands, this trio will add delight to a child’s playtime and your seasonal décor. Includes instructions with tutorial of basic stitches, templates, cotton embroidery floss, hand-sewing needle, a pin, wool felt and silk ribbon. Contains materials to three little deer (two-sided, red with off-white antlers) on a silk banner. DIY kit is all perfectly contained in a 3 x 3 x 2” tin. Finished product dimensions: individual deer- 2.5 x 3”, silk ribbon- 48”. Skill level: advanced beginner.
Meet the Maker: Kata Gold
Kata Golda is a craft studio in the mossy seaside town of Port Townsend, WA run by Taproot Contributor Alison Kaplan. The business is named after Alison’s great grandmothers who laid the foundation for hand work in her family. Kata Golda preserves and promotes crafts such as needlework, letterpress, pottery, hand-dyed textiles, stitched felt and bookbinding. Alison finds inspiration for her work in the woods, farmlands and beaches of her Pacific Northwest wonderland.