textile & book arts

New York, United States · 647 Sales


textile & book arts

New York, United States 647 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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katiestoopsphoto on Jun 9, 2017

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This ribbon is even prettier in person!!! I want more and can't wait to use it. Thank you so much!


catmauter on May 31, 2017

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My goodness, what beautiful work!

Diana Rowan

Diana Rowan on May 25, 2017

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Yet again, simply wonderful work, carefully packaged and excellent communication throughout!

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New marbled patterns in the works!

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It starts with the Turkish stone pattern, like most

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Marbled Silk Ribbon in Butter Yellow and Gray
Marbled Silk Ribbon in Butter Yellow and Gray
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Marbled Silk Ribbon in Speckled Pink
Marbled Silk Ribbon in Speckled Pink
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Hand bound books and fiber arts created with vintage techniques.

Natalie was raised in a family that encouraged creative freedom, and approaches each day in the studio with that attitude. Melding book and textile arts, she draws on diverse techniques to create unique objects, utilitarian or purely artistic. In her exploration of historical fiber arts techniques, Natalie refreshes half-forgotten methods such as fabric marbling, mordant patterning, and the fermentation of natural dyes. This approach brings a complex, ever-evolving vocabulary of texture and surface patterning to her work.

All of the goods are designed and created by Natalie. The natural dyes she uses are responsibly foraged or sourced from ecologically conscientious vendors. A priority is placed on energy and water efficiency in dyeing, and no heavy metals are used.

Natalie divides her time between Cragsmoor, NY where she forages and experiments with natural dyes on the Shawangunk Ridge, and Manhattan where she creates studio work and teaches.


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  • Natalie Stopka

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Natalie started binding books and couldn't stop, then dove into the related textile and paper arts. She works in Shawangunk Mountains and Manhattan as a freelancer and instructor.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 23, 2017
Welcome! Crafted with a mindfulness of materials, these textiles and books and are made to be unique and utilitarian.

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Paypal payments are expected upon ordering; items ship 1-3 days thereafter. If payment is not received within 3 days of ordering, the items will be re-listed.
All books will be prepared for shipment in 1-3 business days. Expedited shipping of any order is available during checkout. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require rush delivery or an alternate delivery method.
Refunds and Exchanges
If any item ordered is faulty or damaged, I will gladly work with you to arrange for a refund or exchange.
Additional policies and FAQs
Photo Albums:
The albums I offer are bound with blank, acid free, heavy weight pages. No photo sleeves or mounting materials are included. Please use acid free mounting materials to ensure the longevity of your book and its contents.

Guest Books:
My recommendation for a writing instrument that will not fade over time or bleed through pages is a Pigma Micron pen, available in many colors and weights.