Vanessa Lauria's Profile
I run pidge pidge out of a cozy apartment with my grumpy cat, Pigeon. My vintage floor loom and I are sandwiched between my sewing machine and more yarn than one person should probably own.
How did pidge pidge come to be?
I was worried if I'd majored in fibers in college, I'd never get a job. On pick-your-major night in college, I attended all the popular career friendly art presentations (read: graphic design). Then I poked my head in the fibers room instantly digging the program. After much deliberation, I settled on illustration - bending the assignments to my preferred medium and embroidered and appliqued everything. I took all the fibers electives I could sign up for and spent the summer after graduation in the studio, weaving for hours every day. I thank my weaving teacher and mentor for giving me the freedom to explore my craft and…
- Born on August 4
- Joined September 16, 2008