かわいい布博

04 February 2013 in News

im working hard for the show im doing in a few weeks.i will be at "かわいい布博"  at machida, tokyo.im very excited to show my work with other amazing…

new website!

29 January 2013 in News

i finally updated my website! thanks to Fernando who worked patiently with me. if you are looking for a website designer or anything creative, i highly recommend him.…

Happy Hollidays!

22 December 2012 in News

Happy Holidays! Thank you so much for all your support!PataPri is still going and I'm very happy.I will work harder and bring lots more PataPri to you next…

PataPri's Happy 5th Birthday!

11 April 2012 in News

hello!PataPri is 5 years old now.thank you so much for support for all these years. :)i made the special eco bags for every one who purchase at my…

little lion lily

12 March 2012 in News

hi,march is ending and my nose is running because of tree allergy. :(i had a flu and was in the bed for a week, since i live alone…

happy new year!

08 January 2012 in News

happy new year! hope everyone had great holidays and starting new year with joy and happiness! my christmas and new year was about family gathering. even though im…

december.

07 December 2011 in News

hello, how are you? december is here, my favorite month of the year. i ve been cleaning up around the house. in japan, we do major cleaning end…

hello!

02 October 2011 in News

hello everyone!im sorry for long absence from blog. :pit's just that summer weather was killing me. the heat and high humidity of japans summer really put me down.the…

アートの畑@ISETAN

13 August 2011 in News

hi!hows your summer going?mine is hot and humid and i hate it!im having a lazy summer but i am doing a show right now.アートの畑@ISETANim show casing and selling…

earthquake in japan

12 March 2011 in News

hello,thank you for all of your concern emails and convos.my fam and i are doing ok. but so many people are not! My heart goes out to all…

new embroidery "home"

21 February 2011 in News

hello!it has been forever since i wrote on my blog...February is almost over, and how are you guys doing?my 2011 started nice and peaceful, i love new years…

my stuff is back!

19 December 2010 in News

Hello,the holiday season is here, you guys are probably busy busy and enjoying the winter.i've been busy doing PataPri things, getting orders together, prepare for the craft fair…

Thank you!

15 November 2010 in News

thank you so much all for coming!i had a great time at the show. :)i met many great artists and people who loves art!special thanks to mr.kurazume who…

colors展

08 November 2010 in News

hello,first of all I would like to thank you so much, for visiting my etsy shop. since I've reopened my shop as of last week.I was a little…

working hard here.

30 September 2010 in News

oh nooooo!It's already October.My plan was to re-open my shop at the end of September.....The heat slowed me down... but now that the weather is better, I'm working…

hello!

12 September 2010 in News

hello! i started to print towels a couple of weeks ago, and im enjoying working again in my new studio.hopefully i can re-open my etsy shop by end…

befor & after part2

10 August 2010 in News

hello,hows your summer going?it has been hot and muggy summer here in japan...i dont do well with hot and humidity so i stay inside ac on working hard.my…

before & after part1

14 July 2010 in News

hello,my shop is closed for summer!for first project of update my house is change the curtains.i was printing all day yesterday, i bought a beautiful white linen 100%…

elephant magazine!

07 July 2010 in News

im so happy that my work was featured in english magazine elephant with other talented designers like hitomi of kalla and heather of skinny laminx and many other.…

PataPri is taking a summer off.

03 July 2010 in News

hello, its july, hot and humid! ugh.it has been 8 months since i came back to japan, longer than i thought.but, i decided not to go back to…

my front yard looks happy!

09 June 2010 in News

just wanted to share beautiful flowers in my front yard. :)

Hayama Art Festival.

19 April 2010 in News

hayama art festival is starting this weekend. its an art festival that more than 140 artists and shop who live around hayama, zushi, akiya open up their house/studio…

Happy 3rd Birthday PataPri!

16 April 2010 in News

ive been working on this piece for a while, finally finished!!! it took me forever,and i like the end result. while i was working on this piece, i…

Happy Holidays!

19 December 2009 in News

hello, it's almost end of the year.hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season.lots of things happend for me this year, and glad its over!im thinking about doing…

orikeshi.

21 November 2009 in News

hello,im still waiting for my inks to arrive.... it has been a month! please, USPS, please!anyway, i found a craft toy called "orikeshi" it means original eraser in…

Hello!

16 October 2009 in News

hello,i can't believe its already october...i'm back in japan, and i will be here next few months.i had a most amazing time in europe and now i'm setting…

summer!

09 July 2009 in News

hello!hows your summer going?i spend time at studio last week and print some towels finally. i had a great time back in studio.i printed a new design call…

leaving...

20 January 2009 in News

hi everyone!i am leaving chicago in a few weeks to go back to japan.my father is not doing well and i need to be there.things has been crazy…

Niko!

24 November 2008 in News

she is my new friend niko.there is a big garden back of my apartment, and there are many ally cats live there. one day i notice a new…

hello!

20 November 2008 in News

hello people!sorry about not writing anything here last 2 months.there is no big reason i've been gone for while, time just past so quickly!i'm doing good.i'm working towards…

open house at lillstreet!

30 August 2008 in News

there is a open house tomorrow at lillstreet.textile department will have a printing workshop by allison rose who teaches there and also has shop at etsy for free!every…

look! Kristen made the beautiful quilt!

25 June 2008 in News

i got email from patapri customer kristen a couple of weeks ago.look what she made with patapri fabrics!they are amazing!! so colorful, modern quilt design, and my fabrics…

Charley Harper Book and amazing glass.

29 April 2008 in News

I am a fan of Amy Lemaire's work who had a studio at lillstreet. so when she was having a beads sale last weekend, I went and got…

PataPri's Happy 1st Birthday!

13 April 2008 in News

PataPri's Happy 1st Birthday!Thank you so much for your support and love!Past year has been wonderful.I wanted to do something to show my appreciation, and I made special…

Lillstreet on TV with Alison Rose

08 March 2008 in News

lillstreet art center in ravenswood where i do print is having open house day next saturday ( march 15th ). anyone can stop by and visit variety of…

PataPri Etsy store re-open!

22 January 2008 in News

I finally finish taking pictures, and ironing all the new towels and table cloths. Take a look! Tuesday, January 22, 2008

I'm settled in to my new apt.

15 January 2008 in News

Happy new year everyone!but it's already 15th!!Over the holidays I was packing, unpacking, cleaning, sleeping, and eating, printing too!I'm getting cozy at my new place after few weeks.…

Bye bye Bryn Mawr, Hello Pilsen!

20 December 2007 in News

I am moving to new apartment this weekend!I started to pack my stuff up yesterday, and I realize how much stuff I gained after only 2 years living…

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Holiday Shopping Festival

02 November 2007 in News

Hello, I am going to be at Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Holiday Shopping Festival on this Sunday Nov. 4th. This will be my first fair that…

check out! PataPri on TimeOut magazine.

17 May 2007 in News

yay! Thank you so much for editor Annie Tomlin and Donna Rickles who took beautiful picture of my towels.You can read it here! Thursday, May 17, 2007

1 month anniversary.

13 May 2007 in News

It has been 1 month since I open my PataPri shop ( April 13th), and it's been exciting and wonderful!!I just want to thank everybody!Many good things happened…

PataPri on Daily Candy!

11 May 2007 in News

Big thanks to Lindsey Gladstone, editor at DailyCandy picked PataPri Kitchen Towels for Today's Candy May 11th!I feel yay!Please read about PataPri on DailyCandy.com. Friday, May 11, 2007

YAY!

24 April 2007 in News

I woke up and did my morning ritual which is drink a cup of coffee and check my emails and surfing blogs ( I have many blogs that…

PataPri open!

20 April 2007 in News

I'm so excited to finally open my shop.I have been busy printing my towels.I got my domain name, www.patapri.com and Etsy shop.Im ready to start this!I hope people…