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Kos Katalogue, a virtual market for Kossack-to-Kossack shopping

In November 2010, our Nurse Kelley had a brilliant idea -- organize a catalogue of links making it easy for Kossacks to shop for the holidays with other Kossacks.  It was a win/win of an idea that helped anyone of us make ends meet in a tough time and helped others find some truly unique and lovely products and services.

Well, let's keep the brilliance going!  Below the orange curly thing, there is list of shopping departments.  If you would like to be in the Katalogue, tell me in a comment where you would like to be listed (it might be more than one place).  And if I have missed any necessary departments, please let me know that, too.  PLEASE NOTE you can follow the group "Kos Katalogue" -- that way you won't miss any upcoming diaries!  And "like" Kos Katalogue on Facebook here where participating shops are linked as well!

Arts and Crafts

Catfish Corner has whimsical, sea-themed ceramic work including tiles, magnets, and dishes.  The proprietor is Kossack catfishbob.

Fiberful Things has handsome leather watch bands, hand made by emeraldmaiden's husband.

huephoria is where you will find handpainted silks, wearable art, and fine art in acrylic by Kossack simultaneous contrast

Laantigua has purses, pouches, pillows, and other lovely things made from exotic batik fabrics.  Kossack angelamarcos is the artist.

mytrinkets makes trinkets! (boxes, candle holders, picture frames and more) from colorful stained glass -- sparkly and pretty!

Rocky River Leather Co. has a number of offerings -- belts, holsters, motorcycle gear and more.  Kossack meagert is the proprietor.

Wings: Hands on Silver Beautiful Native American silver work -- and more...

Books, Cookbooks, Magazines and Newsletters

asterkitty has written books for artists -- on unlocking creativity and on pricing of art work.

Kevvboy lists a novel, Georgia Bottoms

melpomene1 writes romance novels and is now working on a mystery novel  -- you can order her work here.

Ocelopotamus has a couple books for sale.  Facebook Me! A Guide to Socializing, Sharing, and Promoting on Facebook and What the Sea Means, a collection of poems and monologues.

quarkstomper illustrated Kathy Stemke's children's book, Trouble on Earth Day

Children’s Department

Pittsboro Toys in Pittsboro, NC, is run by FishOutofWater's daughter -- pay them a visit!

quarkstomper illustrated Kathy Stemke's children's book, Trouble on Earth Day

SwedishJewfish makes adorable onesies and clothing and accessories for small children -- see pictures here and message her for quotes.  She makes ring slings and cloth diapers, too!

Winglion (Sara R and her sister, Ann) make baby quilts and quilts for small children -- and can make to order.

Clothing

Eileen B has designed OWS t-shirts -- find them here!

Noor B designs and makes clothing for you -- and she can embroider, as well.  Contact her at Indophile1960@lycos.com for details and pricing.  

plane apparel is a shop for t-shirts and other clothes with an aviation theme -- Kossack ase is the proprietor.

Priceman Political Prints Now has OWS t-shirts for sale -- by Kossack priceman

Swirlscape is shop where you can find faerie jewelry and belly dance hip scarves.  Kossack Bright is the proprietor.

Craft Supplies

Kustom Rides has decal paper for lots of craft uses -- listed here by Kossack bluicebank

Laantigua sells exotic batik fabrics and threads -- run by Kossack angelamarcos.

Electronics

tbr-tech.com is where you can find electronics and electronic design by Tom Stokland.

Fine Art (Painting, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture)

asterkitty has a site for fine art and more...

BenWill Studio is a place for fine art run by Kossack CarolinW and husband -- have a "walk" through their lovely gallery!

boran2 has a shop for fine art paintings in acrylic -- visit his gallery and find something special for your walls!

Changing Woman Photography has lovely images of nature for sale.  If you are in Europe, use this link.  Photos are by Kossack vahana.

Cooksey Talbott Gallery has stunning landscape photos for sale -- find beauty here!

David Woodward Gallery is the place for watercolor fine art -- landscapes, custom portraits, and pet portraits are available.  Kossack DavidW is the artist.

dish your walls by Kossack LivesInAShoe is a shop for contemporary prints for your kitchen walls!

don mikulecky's watercolor paintings are available at Mathews ART Gallery -- ask for his work!

Fat Cat Design Studio offers beautiful, fine art photos -- by Kossack Debby

Hawaii Loves Art is a shop with lovely, tropical batik and digital art inspired by the islands of Hawaii -- by Kossack Msongs

huephoria is where you will find handpainted silks, wearable art, and fine art in acrylic by Kossack simultaneous contrast

Inner Planet Artworks is where you can find the imaginative pen and ink drawings of Kossack wino -- very interesting work!

Kurtoons Online -- get a cartoon from quarkstomper -- send him a photograph and he will turn it into a cartoon for you!

Les Barstow Photography is a wonderful place for gorgeous nature photography -- check it out!

Lyne Art is where you can find the fine art of Kossack dot farmer and his wife.  Contact them through the website to enquire about purchasing their lovely work.

Liv Rainey Smith makes art with a Lovecraft theme, wife of Kossack maxomai

oddgirlart is where you will find the artwork of kjoftherock

Petuniaz is a shop for gorgeous macro photography -- it is run by Kossack doodlebug

rserven's dazzling and compelling graphics are available on a number of products here.

Food and Drink

Alsea Acre offers delicious Oregon goat cheese -- and you can get it by mail!  Oregon Gal is the owner.

Kitsap River makes very special jams -- such as chocolate blackberry, apricot vanilla, and apricot ginger marmalade.  Jars are $10 + shipping.  Message her for currently available flavors.

Household Sundries

dish your walls by Kossack LivesInAShoe is a shop for contemporary prints for your kitchen walls!  Shop for kitchen decor here.

Native Twig Furniture is where you can find unique furniture with an elegant and organic design.  With her help, sewaneepat's husband makes these beauties largely from wood from their property.

New 2 You Vacuums, run by emeraldmaiden's hubby, is the place to go to have your vacuum serviced, rebuilt, or to find parts.  He specializes in Kirby, Electrolux, Rainbow, Kenmore, and Tristar, with occasional forays into Riccar, Eureka, and Hoover machines.  Don't throw that vacuum out, make it good as new!

Noor B designs and makes placemats (quilted or woven), kitchen mitts, duvets, drapes and valences.  Contact her at Indophile1960@lycos.com for details and pricing.  

Sassy Sisters Soap is where you can find lovely soaps as well as natural cleaning products.  Run by Kossack celestina!

Washi Lights is doesnotworkorplaywellwithothers' gallery of handmade lampshades.  Like a magic lantern, they glow with color -- go take a look!

Winglion and/or Sara R will gladly make quilts for you -- or quilted tablerunners.  A lap throw might be the perfect gift for an older relative.   Contact them through the Community Quilt Project website or by Kos Mail.   Or visit their Etsy shop.

Yankee Scents offers potpourri and scented oils to perfume your home, run by Kossack The Finite Times.

Jewelry

ArtWareNY is Kossack mememb's shop for the lovely, one-of-a-kind jewelry she makes.  Here you will find creations made with exotic silver beads, semi-precious stones, art brooches crafted from felt, and more.  Kossacks may contact her through the website for a 20% discount.

fascinated finery is a shop with unusual jewelry made from leather and found objects -- very artistic!

stringsnsuch is a shop with gossamer silver jewelry by Kossack mayrose

Swirlscape is shop where you can find faerie jewelry and belly dance hip scarves.  Kossack Bright is the proprietor.

Wings: Hands on Silver Exquisite Native American silver jewelry by Wings -- the beautiful spirit in this jewelry is palpable.  Treat yourself or someone you love!

Miscellaneous

Eileen B offers t-shirts and stickers with political themes -- lots of OWS stuff here!

Ring of Fire Enterprises is the place to go for Flying Spaghetti Monster, Pirate Fish and Darwin Fish car emblems, magnets, jewelry, belt buckles, messenger bags, flags, etc. -- run by Kossack fishwars

rserven's dazzling and compelling graphics are available on a number of products here.

Shakludanto designs games.  At that link, you will find a card game called "The Mother Lode of Sticky Gulch" and a role playing game called "StoryCards".  Shakludanto is working on a new one, too...

SwedishJewfish does digital scrapbooking -- send her a message on Kos Mail to enquire.

Music, CDs, DVDs

millionmonkeys.us is a website where you can find music by Kossack PianoGuy, including a musical in progress, "Iron and Gold", about robber baron Jay Gould and labor leader Martin Irons.

Saint Euphoria is the site for 1950's style sci fi/horror films, described by Kossack SaintEuphoria as "safe for kids but not made specifically for them (although kids are a big portion of the fanbase). They have screened all over the world and have a growing cult following surrounding them."  Somebody get the popcorn ready!

Pet Department

David Woodward Gallery will produce a custom watercolor portrait of a pet from a photo.  Talk about a unique and special gift!

Henry's Healthy Pets has natural foods for hamsters, rats, mice, flying squirrels, and all squirrel species.  It is best quality.  Site listed by Kossack deerskie.

Noor B makes dog coats.  Contact her at Indophile1960@lycos.com for details and pricing.  

Pawsitive Vybe is a place for canine themed art, online training for dog sports such as Dog Frisbee, "Disc Dog Bed and Breakfast" for in person dog training over a weekend, and more!  Kossack k9disc and wife are the proprietors.

Pootie Pads are small, catnip filled quilts for cats -- good for many behavioral issues and lots of fun for the cats.  Made by Sara R and her sister, Ann.

Services

Aji is a freelance writer for hire -- send her a message for a quote on her services!

asterkitty offers design services in addition to her fine art -- and poetry!

KibbutzAmiad is a CPA in the Chicago area -- check here for help with tax returns, business plans, quarterly reports, etc.!

mdmslle can help you with advertising trailers in the following ways.  See here and here for samples of what here studio can do with trailers for books.  Here is her corporate website -- throught it, she can help with web or tv ads.  The studio can do web design and graphics for collateral material such as cd labels and flyers.

One bite at a time can help you with bookkeeping if you are in the Madison, WI area or training in Quickbooks software (training can be in person or remotely) -- message for info!

Software and Webdesign

asterkitty can help you with graphic web design

ORGANIZE! is software by AnotherMassachusettsLiberal -- it is free while it is being beta tested.

k9disc can help you put up a website to sell your wares.

Stationery (Notecards, Etc.)

Changing Woman Photography has lovely images of nature for sale -- and they are available as notecards.  If you are in Europe, use this link.  Photos are by Kossack vahana.

mytrinkets offers greeting cards with a pootie theme!

Petuniaz has notecards featuring beautiful macro photography

Yarn, Knitting, Crochet and Weaving

Fiberful Things is emeraldmaiden's shop for her yummy hand spun yarns.  Ask her to knit something for you!  Her designs are stunning.

stringsnsuch is a shop where you can find woven fiber art by Kossack mayrose -- unusual and lovely!

Two Siberians Fiber Arts has sumptuous hand spun yarns and knitted items.  Kossack ceriboo makes them for you!

Warped makes beautiful, handwoven textiles!  The link is to her blog where it is easy to contact her...

Weaverville Woolens is where trinityfly sells her handspun yarns and woven goods -- beautiful!

Originally posted to Sara R on Sun Oct 16, 2011 at 05:34 PM PDT.

Also republished by Kos Katalogue, DKOMA, J Town, and Street Prophets .

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