beckarahn

miniature weaving, original fabrics & knitting puns

Minneapolis, Minnesota · 1941 Sales

beckarahn

miniature weaving, original fabrics & knitting puns

Minneapolis, Minnesota 1941 Sales On Etsy since 2005

5 out of 5 stars
(835)

Announcement   Happy winter and welcome to my shop full of knitting, sewing, weaving and crochet puns and mashups. Do you know a knitter who is a Star Wars fan? I have something for them!

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 27, 2017

Happy winter and welcome to my shop full of knitting, sewing, weaving and crochet puns and mashups. Do you know a knitter who is a Star Wars fan? I have something for them!

Becka Rahn

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Becka Rahn

Zipper Bag Gift Set, Firefly Knitting Gift Set

Zipper Bag Gift Set, Firefly Knitting Gift Set

$22.00

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Zipper Bag, (Button) It, Fiber Art Pun

Zipper Bag, (Button) It, Fiber Art Pun

$10.00

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(835)
claire22nielsen

claire22nielsen on Feb 15, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

This was a gift for a friend, she got a kick out of it. It's great for notions or holding a set of small circulars, or a collection of DPNs. Honestly, who doesn't need another notions bag?

EvaCatHerder

EvaCatHerder on Feb 15, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

My husband noticed that I suddenly started buying notions bags and he was confused why I needed so many (he is a fellow knitter/crocheted so he was genuinely curious in case this meant a new batch of notions was due to arrive). I lost all credibility when I said that it wasn’t that I needed them, it was just that they were too cool to pass up. I am on a bag diet until I can justify a need for more. 😢

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Updates

This gorgeous sample was woven by a friend of mine using one of my acrylic looms. That's my logo! How cool is that?

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Brand new colors in stock now: bubblegum pink, snow and icy blue.

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It was a gorgeous day to dry some newly dyed yarn in the sun. Mini loom kits are restocked.

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About

Fiber art + technology

My work is a unique combination of geekiness: traditional textile techniques, like sewing and weaving; high tech elements including laser cutting and digital fabric printing; and lots of puns. I am the co-author of the newly released "The Spoonflower Handbook", which is a how-to guide to designing your own fabric, wallpaper and gift wrap. Everything you see in my shop is designed by me, from the printed graphics to the one-of-a-kind fabrics to the designs that are laser cut.

I work with Spoonflower (digital fabric printing) and Ponoko (laser cutting) to help me produce my pieces, because their services let me access professional equipment and materials that I couldn't do on my own. I consider them my production partners. I design and create "on-demand" the custom supplies I need and then I complete all of the sewing, finishing and assembly myself.

I live in Minneapolis with my husband and two black labs. Art is my full time job, whether I am teaching kids, exhibiting my work, collaborating with other artists, writing a tutorial or working with arts organizations in my community. It's never the same job two days in a row and that's pretty cool. I teach classes throughout the country on digital fabric design, technology, and nearly any kind of fiber art technique. I worked for 11 years as the director of education at an art center that specializes in fiber art (www.textilecentermn.org) and there I wrote curriculum, coordinated classes and trained other artists and teachers. I am a member of the 2016 Etsy Sellers Advisory Board.

I also run the shop pixelatedbybeckarahn.etsy.com, which features clothing and accessories made from my original digitally printed fabrics, oboedamore.etsy.com featuring oboe themed gifts and I administrate FeelieFaces.etsy.com, which is a collaboration between three artist friends and proceeds that support students at the local design collage.

Shop members

  • Becka Rahn

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I am a geek for fiber art and technology; a full time teacher and fiber artist; and passionate about helping other artists learn technology, photography and fiber art and design skills.

Production partners

  • Ponoko.com

    CA, United States

    On-demand laser cutting service

  • Spoonflower

    Raleigh, NC

    On demand digital printing of fabric, wallpaper, decals and wrapping paper from your designs

Shop policies

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Last updated on Oct 22, 2017
Frequently asked questions

Is there sales tax?

For MN residents, 8.025% sales tax will be calculated and added at check out.

What address will your package ship to?

Please make sure that the address associated with your Etsy and/or Paypal account is current and correct. I ship to the address which is provided to Etsy when you check out and it is automatically entered into the shipping label. I am not responsible for re-shipping costs if you provide an address with errors or one that is outdated and a package is undeliverable.

Can you tell me more about the return policy for kits?

If you have opened or used a kit, it is no longer in original condition and you may not return it. If you have a problem, concern or questions about your item, please contact me within 14 days of receiving your item and I will work with you to make it right.

What if my item is damaged in shipping?

If a piece is damaged in shipping, please contact me within 7 days and I will repair, refund or replace the damaged item.

Custom and personalized orders

I am happy to do custom sets of buttons for your weaving group, guild or retreat. Convo me with your ideas and we can work out details and prices to create a custom listing for you.

Where do you get your fabrics?

I design all of my fabrics and have them digitally printed. The patterns that I create are digital files. They start out as a photograph, illustration or a piece of handmade art. A giant ink jet printer then digitally prints my design onto many different fabrics. I work with a company called Spoonflower to do the printing, because they enable me to work with large professional quality printers that I couldn’t otherwise have access to.

Wholesale availability

Yes. Absolutely. Contact me and we can talk about the details.