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Xmittens Flash Sale!

Woops! I slid on some ice and broke myself. Literally, I broke my leg. To help pay for some of the accumulating medical bills, I am having an Xmittens FLASH Sale in my Etsy Shop! Use code FLASH2016 to get 30% your entire order through February 22, 2016! The discount is even good on in more »

Fall Class: Layered Shibori

I’ll  be teaching Layered Shibori Workshop at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in October. This multi-level class will teach you how NOT to muddy the colors you want to achieve using fabric dyes, shibori techniques and hand-painting. To be honest, this may be the best set of lesson plans I have planned for a more »

Featured Artist: Two Crow Studio

Do you have a favorite mug? You know, the one that you cup in your hands while staring out the window at the snow falling. Or, the one that is the go-to mug for that day when your not feeling so great and you just NEED some extra comfort? I definitely have a favorite mug more »

New Xmittens Gift Wrapping!

  Beautiful, simple and eco-friendly gift wrap for every Xmittens gift! Take it easy this year and let me wrap all your Xmittens gifts and gift sets in handmade fabric gift wrap using furushiki techniques. Furushiki are traditional Japanese methods of wrapping gifts and objects in special cloths. For Xmittens furushiki, I have added a more »

Note from a Customer

Recently, I received this wonderful note from a customer of mine and wanted to share…. My husband and I have been purchasing Xmittens for at least seven years. We found Amber’s mittens at a craft-fair during the holiday season and Steve loved how they felt and how unique they looked. So, he purchased them for more »

Xmittens & Ludmila’s Emporium Pop-Up Shop Hours

The Pop-UP Shop is open all weekends through the holiday and a smattering of weekday hours, too. Check out the current schedule below. More details on the specific events on some of the weekends soon! November 30, 12pm-4pm  (Small Business Saturday) December 1- 1pm-4pm December 7 & 8 (Lawrenceville Cookie Tour)- 12pm-5pm December 14 & more »

Shipping Cheat Sheet

Hey all! I don’t know about you, but I do almost all of my holiday gift buying online. I found this great infographic that gives the shipping deadlines to keep in mind as you browse around on the internet. Click on the image if you want to see it bigger on the website of it’s more »

New Xmittens Logo

  I love how clean it is, yet dynamic. It’s made using a font created from my own handwriting- wicked cool!! What do you think?

Xmittens Studio Update

“Much of the pain in life comes from having a life plan that you’ve fallen in love with, but that doesn’t work out. Having to find a new life plan hurts. The trick is not to become too attached to any particular life plan and remember that there is always a better, even-happier life plan more »

Amber Coppings Designs Open House March 23

Studio Open House- 5258 Butler St, 2nd floor March 23, 2013; 11am-5pm; FREE A combination of Xmittens studio open house, clearance sale and a chance to preview textile art classes and new one-of-a-kind wearables! We’ll have coffee, tea and a selection of sweets on hand. Perfect place to stop before or after brunch at any more »