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Eatkins began because I had heaps of discarded fabric in my possession and I wanted to create something with it for my family and friends during the holidays. Not knowing why napkins were called what they are I named mine Eatkins, since they are for eating and not for napping :)

Then, my sweetheart one day says, you should sell these! And I thought THAT would be wonderful! And I thought it would also be a wonderful way to support a long planned trip to New Zealand to study sustainable living and organic farming. And so, my Eatkins peddling began. Primarily selling them from behind the bar I worked at I made the money to make my trip to the other side of the world.

As one who for years has been drawn to creating health with food and art and having worked in textiles at one time as…

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www.eatkins.weebly.com

Eatkins began because I had heaps of discarded fabric in my possession and I wanted to create something with it for my family and friends during the holidays. Not knowing why napkins were called what they are I named mine Eatkins, since they are for eating and not for napping :)

Then, my sweetheart one day says, you should sell these! And I thought THAT would be wonderful! And I thought it would also be a wonderful way to support a long planned trip to New Zealand to study sustainable living and organic farming. And so, my Eatkins peddling began. Primarily selling them from behind the bar I worked at I made the money to make my trip to the other side of the world.

As one who for years has been drawn to creating health with food and art and having worked in textiles at one time as a fabric library & line manager; I found myself drawn to uniting beautiful prints in a way that is similar to how I am interested in uniting people through food and indeed all the things that arrive at the table! Eatkins are for me a process of expressing a creative spark, having fun with fabric, and sharing something beautiful & sustainable for people to have while they share the healing art of food, which I believe to be the most intimate art of all.

To see more about Eatkins you can go to
www.eatkins.weebly.com

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I am ever grateful.

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