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home sweet home shadowbox

by Sara R Sandler and Deborah Fell $100.00 SALE - $49.99
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  • the story

Stitch in Time

During the 1970s, while pregnant with her daughter, Sara, Deborah Fell created her own quilting business, inspired greatly by the quilting movement whose participants recognized that quilts could display abstract art much like the paintings that were popular at the time. As a child, Sara Sandler-Greisberg grew up immersed in her mother's craft, and she watched with wonder as reams of vivid, reclaimed fabrics were snipped and stitched into snuggly works of art. When Sara started a family of her own, she teamed up with her mother to bring the tradition of quilting and handicraft to a new generation of crafters—her children.

The mother-daughter duo's darling pieces of home décor incorporate endearing touches like frayed edges and zigzag stitch work to give each piece a bit of folk art charm and to pay homage to a homey aesthetic fashioned by earlier generations of cloth artists. Using various bold scraps printed with rosy gingham, floral patterns, and electric spots, as well as sweet appliques and lively embroidery and stitching, this warm-hearted piece represents the comforts of home. A sweet portrait of life's simplest pleasures, this lovingly handmade art piece adds warmth and cheer to bedrooms, nurseries, and children's playrooms. Handmade by Sara Sandler-Greisberg and Deborah Fell in Larchmont, New York.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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glass, wood, recycled fabric, fabric paint
12" H x 8" W
Care: contains glass, handle with care.
  • the maker

Sara R Sandler and Deborah Fell

During the 1970’s while pregnant with her daughter Sara, co-founder Deborah Fell created a patchwork quilt business called the “Strawberry Patch”. Sara grew up absorbing and cultivating all the unique and creative ways in which to use these bountiful fabrics . Once she had children of her own, she began making clothes for them straight from those very fabric bins she played with as a child. Sara and Debbie have worked together on since 2009, creating unique, one of a kind appliques and artwork out of vintage and repurposed fabrics. Taking something old and remaking it into a new and modern way is at the heart of Sara and Debbie's work. Their “patchwork” fabric is created out of their own remnants - virtually EVERYTHING in the design studio gets worked into the appliques. The ultimate in recycling!! collection

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255votes, 14 comments

Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

This charming piece of cloth art caught our eye, while the story of it's creation warmed our hearts. Take a look at the product story to learn more about how a mother-daughter team is building their business while celebrating a family tradition of quilting, then let us know if you'd love to have this colorful quilted house in your home.

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SO precious!

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So adorable! Love it!

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I have seen these in person. They are absolutely adorable. And one of a kind.

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Great wall art for kids room. Really unique!

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Really great wall art. Very unique.

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So creative! Love the stars!

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Doesn't appeal to me. I have enough on my walls already

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I like the vintage feel.

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Too artsy / fartsy.

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eh. not as much quilted as it is pieced with some stiching on it. i can do this myself

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Not my style, but I know people who would enjoy it.


It's cute, but I wouldn't hang it in my home.

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would be cue in a child's room if reasonably priced.

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