ShopTalk: Don't Quit Your Day Job

In case the interests field on your profile page is looking a little bare.

emilie friday calligraphy!The Write Stuff
Stick to the script with an Emilie Friday Calligraphy Kit, which includes the choice nibs of White House scribes and Japanese manga artists ($26).
black cat ceramicwear!Daily Grind
Learn to be your own barista at Intelligentsia’s three-hour Espresso Enthusiast Class ($200) or just act like it with new Black Cat Project ceramics ($32-$36).
whip up mini quilts!By a Thread
Make more than a blanket statement. Whip Up Mini Quilts ($25) has patterns for more than twenty stitchery projects, both useful and decorative.
crayon rings!
Color Theory
Candy-colored wax crayon rings enable you to express yourself whenever the mood strikes ($50 for a set of eight).
her majesty’s secret beekeeper!Honey Child
Follow the buzz to Her Majesty’s Secret Beekeeper in San Francisco, where they say you will catch more bees with the English Garden Hive Starter Kit ($200).

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