2/14/13

Metro per Sarti giveaway

During our last trip to Rome, I was be able to locate a good source for the Tailor's Measuring Tape. I remember my mother wearing it all day, on her shoulders, when I was little. A strong memory from childhood that I wanted to bring to the shop and into our studio. It has been made in the same way since I could remember, same material, same yellow and white coated canvas, same type. I'm always amazed how even little things like this one, remain unchanged in Italy! So here they are, Metro per Sarti available in the shop, as a small tribute to my mother. Imported from Italy and packaged by hand in our studio. You might recognize the printed circle of heavy stock paper from the Calendarbook 2013, where the measuring tape is mounted on. It was indeed designed, printed and dye cut at the same time as our calendars, but it gathers information of our shop and studio, as a product signature. Let me know what you think by the morning of February 18th, winner will be announced the same day, or come to see it in person during our Open Studio rescheduled for this Saturday, February 16th, from 11 to 4. After the snow storm, we are happy to be open and share a cup of espresso with you! Also on Sunday, February 17th, we will be in Cambridge at Gather Here shop, for a trunk show celebrating their second birthday! It will be a busy weekend and we hope to be luckier with the weather this time!

10 comments:

Cynthia Flores said...

Love, love, love it!! ...but then again I'm a sucker for tape measures!
Cynthia

Hidden Jewel said...

Reminds me of my grandma - stay still! Or else the pins will poke me! Memories! Love it :)

John Ang said...

Lovely as always.

magdalena said...

Love the look of the tapes especially the little arrows!

spunthoughts said...

What a lovely giveaway, Angela! I wish I could make your studio event but alas, have to work this weekend. I'm sure it will be fabulous!

~ Faith said...

So cute and useful! As an artist I'm constantly searching for rulers to measure... a measuring tape would definitely come in-handy!

~F

wooLynn said...

I love the tape measures and how you have packaged them.

wooLynn said...

I love the tape measures and how you have packaged them.

Arzigogolare said...

I love the design of your packaging for the tape measure...what a lovely idea for the circular label to echo the shape of the tape measure when it's coiled up. Simple but special!

angela said...

Thank you everyone for your comments, I always love to read my readers opinion on new products and giveaway are a lot of fun. The winner this time is Spunthoughts! congratulations. Please contact me with your mailing address and the masuring tape will soon come your way!

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