Foodphyte's Shop Announcement

You're in the world of Foodphyte, Unique & Original Textiles with Function & Flair - Part 2 to my first Etsy shop Pillowphyte, find all things textile here for Kitchen/Cafe, Bridal, Crafting, Classroom & More- Big News on the way! Big!...CUSTOM ORDERS are full steam ahead here at the shop. Message me for that extra fabulous, fabricus fantabulous apron of your dreams. We'll make it happen.

Adult APRON SIZES include S/M which fits a women size 2-14; M/L is also available by request and fits a woman, size 14/16 to approximately size 18/20 and there is NO CHARGE for this, but extra longs ties are and additional $1.25. If you are at a size 14 point, you can go either way, sizewise.

Yes, I can personalize! Machine EMBROIDER names, initials or business name just about any apron, $4.25. Message me BEFORE you purchase--Yes, I can make all-black aprons. And for security, try a pearlized snap on any, or many, pockets for $1.50 each. For keys and ID badges, D-rings, $1.50. Interested? Message me for details or use the special listings in the shop for these items or leave a message in the sale notes when checking out.

Note: Overseas customers -- it can take from 10 working days to one month or more! to receive your apron, depending on what part of the world you live and how your particular country mail delivery operates. Also keep in mind some countries will open up the entire package as it makes it's way through customs. Just sometimes though.

+If paying by Paypal's ECheck, know that the clock on your apron officially starts when the the check clears, which is 3-5 days after your apron is ordered.

San Francisco Bay Area Residents-Foodphyte Aprons are now available at RAGSF in SF's Hayes Valley, where this last Christmas, I designed the front window display! Look for upcoming window displays to come later this year. Residents Apparel Gallery is at 541 Octavia Street, San Francisco, within walking distance of the Civic Center. And just added, find Foodphyte aprons this summer at Fox Parlor in Sierra City, Ca. -

Big News! Foodphyte Aprons appeared on Food Networks' CUPCAKE WARS on APRIL 22 AND SEPTEMBER 18! CONGRATULATIONS to Michigan-based TASTE LOVE CUPCAKES for your WIN! Cupcake Wars viewers, be sure to check out the new, commemorative Cupcake Celebration 6-pocket Apron in honor of Foodphyte aprons appearing on the show!

A Big Thank You to HGTV's, "Cash and Cari" and their "Repurpose" Booth at Country Living Magazines' Annual Fall Fair! Foodphyte aprons were for sale at their booth at the Atlanta and Columbus Shows -- Cari and Repurpose staffers donned custom made Foodphyte aprons for both sure to visit next year...for more information check out the Country Living magazine website.

Thanks to all the wonderful customers who write, comment, and share their stories, ideas and compliments! I never thought I'd have so much fun getting to know all of you through aprons. It has been the great, unexpected GIFT of this business--some of you just knock me out with your thoughtfulness and your humor and it's been so rewarding for me personally, to help you. New customers, message me for any questions about customizing your apron. Every day brings a new challenge and an interesting twist to things. I love it.

! Join PhyteClub! Buy SIX utility aprons in a calendar year and get the seventh for half price--buy 12 in a calendar year and get the 13th FREE! Other prizes, drawings, free gifts and special notice on new products, (even special events!) are also part of the PhyteClub experience -- for details, message me.

So many exciting things are happening, check back often for breaking news, more aprons and other items debuting soon as well as a new blog where among other things, I'll be interviewing other artists including authors, craftspeople, musicians, costume and set designers, painters, printmakers and chefs, to name a few...
+First up, join me through pictures as I visit the home of one of America's best loved and most well-know photographers, Ansel Adams. I'll be talking to his son about the legacy of his father and what makes a good photograph in this debut blog interview.