Tag: Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network

Dawn Weaver’s Amazing Journey from Graphic Designer to Healthcare Worker to Maker of Artisanal Cutting Boards

Dawn Weaver’s Amazing Journey from Graphic Designer to Healthcare Worker to Maker of Artisanal Cutting Boards Dawn Weaver examines a board with epoxy resin details in BARN's Woodwoorking & Small Boatbuilding Studio in December, 2022.

By Jennifer Hemmingsen

Dawn Weaver likes a challenge. Right now, that challenge is making cutting boards that look like nothing you’ve ever seen.

Weaver’s artisanal-quality cutting boards, charcuterie boards, and small tables are instantly recognizable, even as the styles

Home Sewn: Handmade Clothes Make a Comeback

Home Sewn: Handmade Clothes Make a Comeback Alex McKeon shows off a T-Shirt she sewed -- one of many garments she's made herself. Increasingly, Islanders are rediscovering the benefits of making their own clothes.

By Jenn Hemmingsen

Like many people, Alex McKeon thought garment sewing was “out of her league” before she tried it. The accomplished weaver remembers being awed by people who sewed their own wardrobes.

“After my first class, I was stunned

Northwest Trolls – The Way of the Bird King comes to Sakai Park    

Northwest Trolls – The Way of the Bird King comes to Sakai Park    

If you’re a follower of our local social media, or visitor to Sakai Park, you might have noticed that something is afoot…the construction of a large-scale whimsical troll. Bainbridge Island joins four other WA sites—West Seattle, City of Issaquah, Vashon …

Discovering BARN – Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network

After my first year on Bainbridge Island, I realized there was so much happening here, that try as I might, I hadn’t even scratched the surface. That’s when the idea to start The Island Wanderer blog hit me—it would be …

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