There is a little spotlight on Dsenyo in the Lifestyle section of The Denver Post today (Thursday, May 6, 2010) just in time for the Studio Tour. Hope you can check it out!
"Marissa Perry Saints is a Lafayette-based artist and entrepreneur who recently acquired a 1907 treadle-operated sewing machine. In a high-tech, digitally driven world, she crafts handbags and accessories using century-old technology because the products are reproduced in central Africa by women whose homes have no electricity. Perry Saints started her company, Dsenyo, after spending a year living in Malawi 2006. She came back to Colorado with a mission to provide employment to women and artisans living in the impoverised African country... (read full article here)"
This weekend, you can come visit my studio and see Dsenyo's newest collection of bags featuring hand-painted textiles from Zambia.
EBCA 11th Annual Studio Tour
Sat and Sun, 12 - 5pm
My studio: 205 W. Emma St., Lafayette, CO