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HANDCRAFTED ITEMS & VINTAGE AMERICANA

Pillow purchased by Etsy Hudson, on display in the Wild West Conference Room, Hudson, New York
Beautiful detailing of Walking Rock arrow fabric sewn together to create an interesting geometry
Tepee and cross detailing of Lakota Way of Life blanket fabric
Completed wool cases with finished labels
Evan and Me

Robin Cottage, at home in the Pacific Northwest

I originally started on Etsy in January 2011 making a wide variety of items for Indian vs. Indian - a shop for which I created all of the Pendleton® wool pillows, vintage camp stool and deck chair seat covers, and many vintage clothing alteration projects.

I then decided to launch my own shop, Robin Cottage, a year later. Since then, it has become a successful part time endeavor.

I am the proud mother of a wonderful 5 year old boy named Evan, and two awesome dogs, Sophie and Toby. We live in an old farmhouse in Portland, Oregon, built in 1912. I have a small studio in our home where I collect and neatly pile remnants and new yardage of Pendleton® wool fabrics next to my Pfaff sewing machine.

I collect all of my fabrics from Pendleton® Woolen Mills here in Portland, where remnant and excess material is brought in weekly from the company's two factories in Washougal, Washington and Pendleton, Oregon.

I hold a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (1999) from the University of Oregon. My architectural background inspires me to create finely crafted and meticulously detailed items with outstanding hand craftsmanship.


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Robin Smith
owner, maker, designer, curator
I make handcrafted items with new and remnant Pendleton Wool fabric.I love the geometric symbols, striking earth tones and symmetric repetition that is characteristic of Pendleton fabric designs.

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