Saturday, February 28, 2015

Saturday Artisan: Stitches by Ashley Nicole

Meet Ashley our Saturday Artisan!


If you are looking for great quality coasters along with great customer service, her shop, Stitches by Ashley Nicole, is one to visit for sure.




Without further a due, let's get to know her a little bit, shall we?


Tell us a bit about yourself and what arts/ crafts that you make?

Hi! I'm Ashley Nicole, the Work at Home Mom (WAHM) behind Stitches by Ashley Nicole. I am married to my best friend and have two boys - a 3 year old and a six month old.
I make handmade items for the home. My items serve both a functional and a décor need. My main items are coasters; placemats; and pot holders. All of my items are machine washable and handmade by me. However, my older son is a big fan of the fabric store and helping to pick out new prints to add to my shop.


How does your workspace look like? 

I'd say organized chaos. I know where almost everything is, but to someone else it probably looks like a huge mess because I have works in progress spread out all over.




Which part of creation process that you enjoy the most?

Choosing what to pair together. I love find complementary fabrics and prints to pair together.



For us who love to travel, could you share a bit about your beautiful town/ city? 

I live in a suburb of Columbus, Ohio and honestly, there isn't much about the scenery that I find attractive. It's pretty flat and mostly farmland where there aren't shops and office buildings or hospitals. However, there is a lot to do here because it's both the state capital and the home of The Ohio State University.



What is your best seller?

My best seller is the coaster sets. They're sets of four square, machine washable, fabric coasters that are approximately 4" wide. Due to the nature of being handmade, there is some variation in size, but usually only millimeters in difference.




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20 comments:

  1. For the record? I think your workspace looks pretty darn organized! :)

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  2. I love those coasters! You have an eye for picking out some awesome patterns!

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  3. Beautiful work Ashley! What inspires you?

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    1. Thank you, Tracy. Honestly, I'm not sure what inspires me. It's never a conscious inspiration.

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  4. how long have you been making coasters? Have you ever stabbed yourself with a sewing needle?

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    1. Ummm...I'm not sure, I think about a year. With a sewing needle, no. A straight pin, too many times to count - it's the by-product of having a toddler "helper." lol

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  5. I envy her neat workspace! Beautiful needlecraft.

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  6. Beautiful coasters, and your work space looks quite inspiring! Besides, as long as your organized space works for you, that's all that matters! :)

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  7. I would just like to say "Well Done". The coasters are precious. And, it's great to see someone doing something they enjoy.

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  8. I love your coasters. The floral ones are very pretty.

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  9. If Ashley thinks her work space is organized chaos, she should see mine! Her's looks positively neat compared to my studio! It's always interesting to her what inspires and moves other artists.

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  10. What lovely coasters! I'd be glad to help you with the "orderliness" of your workspace (:

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  11. Thank you so much everyone for your kind words! :D

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  12. Fun, pretty coasters! When did you start sewing?

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  13. Love the coasters! When did you start sewing?

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  14. Great feature!! I agree that work space looks great!! It makes me want to clean my mess up but them I will never find anything HAHAHAHA

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  15. Super cute feature and super cute products. Great work!!

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  16. Lovely coasters. I'm not sure what's going on with my browser today, as it doesn't seem to be leaving comments like it should. (Hopefully the comment doesn't come up twice.)

    I took a look at your website and you have some lovely selections. I really liked the pink rose pattern in the flower power section.

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