The Faithful Hound

Waterboro, Maine

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About FaithfulHoundShop

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On Etsy since 2017

Woodland inspired textiles for the modern Scandinavian homestead.

I am always trying to capture tiny moments in the garden. Parting the tall grass and getting a glimpse at what goes on beneath. Insects scurrying about their business. Maybe a snake or a toad having an afternoon nap. I like to imagine a fox galloping through the forest, stirring up the fall leaves while the birds sing their autumnal hymns. It is in these hidden places where I gain inspiration for my work. With all Maine has to offer it's easy to overlook the small things that make this such a special place to live. So I try to bring them into the home, hoping people will gain an appreciation for native wildflowers like beardtongue and goldenrod. I hope to inspire an appreciation for Maine's biodiversity and use imagery that tells a story.
I begin with a hand drawing which I scan and fine tune on the computer before I burn it to a silkscreen and print onto each item. I then assemble items like the tree skirts, pillows and napkins and do the sewing. My towels are manufactured in the USA and my canvas and linen are GOT certified organic. I use all waterbased ink and practice low impact printing and cleaning methods to recycle the waste water my studio creates.

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  • Kirsten Flakne


    Kirsten Flakne is an illustrator and craftsman based in Waterboro, Maine. She holds a BFA in Crafts from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

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Last updated on Sep 25, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Do you design tattoos?

Yes! We love tattoo designs! We are well versed in the design process for translating illustrations to ink and are happy to do this! Contact us with your ideas!

Wholesale availability

Please send us a message and tell us about your business and we will send over our wholesale price sheet.

Can I order a tree skirt in another color?

Absolutely! Request a custom listing and we can print any color you'd like!

Care instructions

Our towels are sturdy enough to go in the washing machine on the hot setting. However we encourage cold water washing to conserve energy and reduce shrinkage

Can I order my towels in a custom color?

We are happy to print any of our designs with your custom colors on orders of 10 or more.

Are these too nice to use?

We hear you! Being artists we know the struggles of keeping things tidy. Our towels are meant to be used lovingly. We believe beautiful things should be a part of our daily lives and there is value in using them. If you have the messiest paws these also make great wall hangings!