Less than 2 weeks!!!

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Open Studios in Santa Cruz is coming up!!!

The welcoming committee is ready to great you!!

You can download the app for your phone to locate all the artist’s you want to visit (Art Council Santa Cruz) 


Come visit me!!! North County Artist #47 

October 7th and 8th 11am til 5pm




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First Friday!

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Come to the Santa Cruz Government Building from 5pm to 8am tonight for First Friday!

Myself and about 6 other Artists will be there. Our work will be up for the next few months if you miss us tonight!

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Woot woot!!! To 2014!!!!!

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WOW!!!!

I can’t believe that it’s 2014 already! Even though the time flew last year, I am excited about what’s to come of 2014 for me. I am changing my business name to Janice Serilla Design. My brands will be of course Mackerilla for my Mackerilla brand sewing patterns and bags. Santa Cruz Bagworks for my new high end bag designs. Still in the works but I do have my SCBW large tote available.

Santa Cruz Bagworks Large tote in Waxed Canvas and Leather.

Santa Cruz Bagworks Large tote in Waxed Canvas and Leather.

Contact me if your interested in one of these babies! They retail for $180 and is a great everyday carryall.  I love this design! Working on new designs after I update all my Mackerilla Sewing Patterns.

Next is Gimpy Pets of course with all my pet related products. I will be hopefully a vendor in the upcoming Spring Dog event. I donate a percentage of my sales to senior and disabled pets in need.

Then last is Hannula & Dest. My collaberation with Debbie Graves Design. We have our cool apron designs and upcycled homeware items.

apron picLastly, my T-shirt and fabric designs. Which I work on in between all the other stuff!!! I am also excited to play around with some clothing design ideas. I found some really nice high end fabrics and on my rainy dayzzz will create something wearable! Oh yea!!! And find the time to do a artwork! Been itching to paint!!! 😉

Now to plan my time wisely and get to it!

Happy New Year to Everyone!!!! 🙂

Holiday Gift Show tomorrow!

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In Santa Cruz California tomorrow? If so come to the Handmade Gift Sale at the Center Street Grill downtown from 10 am to 4pm! Every thing in the show is $25 or less.  This photo is a smidgen of what I will be selling and there will be many other vendors there too with their fantastic items!

I will have all sorts of T Shirts from $10 to $25. Wine/gift bags for $14. Leather card wallets $14. Zip pouches $8. Aprons for adults and kids from silk screened at $12 to the kids appliquéd at $25. Cute squeaky fishies for $12. Plus more!

I am also raffling my latest design and brand, Santa Cruz Bagworks large pink canvas and leather tote (shown on the left). $3 per ticket. All the raffle money will go and help a wonderful man named Nick Doan and his family. Nick is battling brain cancer and he and his family could use some support.
Please come by even if your not in the shopping mood, just donate to Nicks cause. 🙂

Also the Center Street Grill has fantastic food! Come enjoy one of their tasty burgers! I know that is what I will be having! 🙂

See ya’ll tomorrow!

Mackerilla bags at Tomboy!

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20120818-155822.jpg Ooooh La La! Come get some Mackerilla at Tomboy in Midtown Santa
Cruz ! Tomboy is located at 1207 Soquel Ave. Next to the Rio Theater! A great little boutique with way cool stuff!

Get your Mackerilla ON!

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An adorable children’s store on Soquel Ave. in Santa Cruz called CHILDISH is now carrying my Cruzer bags and Mackerilla Children’s Tees!

Shop there and pick one or two up for your favorite child! A great birthday, baby shower, or a “just because” gift!

Contact me with any inquiries (831 325-3905) 🙂

They have allot of great toys and everything kid related in there. Check out their Facebook page and give them a LIKE!

Holiday Gift Show!

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Two weeks til the holiday show at Westlake School in the upper Westside of Santa Cruz. It’s called the Westlake Winter Artisan’s Fair and is on December 3rd 11 to 4pm Saturday only.
I am selling everything $30 and under!!! So come on by!!!!! What ever is left over will be posted to my ETSY page!

Zippies!

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One month til holiday craft show season is here! My friend Debbie and I have been collaborating on some items for upcoming shows! We are striving to upcycle the coolest fabrics into zippered pouches and totes!

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Fundraiser!

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Team in Training is having a fund raiser in Santa Cruz on Sept 18th in downtown Santa Cruz at the Pono Hawaiian Grill at Cypress Lounge, 120 Union St., Santa Cruz, 426-PONO.

I am donating a Mackerilla Wristlet bag and one of my pet rescue designs on a Women’s T shirt. There will be allot of other items from other local artists and designers on auction as well!

Come check it out! Fun time and awesome Poke and Kaula Pork!

Here is my bio page for the event:

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Ahhhhhh Friday!!!

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And such a nice Friday it tis!!

The California weather is finally here! What a weird Winter and Spring we have had!

Working on Cushion covers for an old camper for a friend. Then back to my sewing patterns and other projects.

I do want to start some fun unique handbags soon. I have a bunch of really nice leather handles and I am ready to make something with using them.  I will post when done!

Also please send all your friends and family that are pet lovers to my Zazzle page! Got to make some sales so I can donate my proceeds to Muttville!!!