Studiopatró: Kitchen Textiles & Holiday Gifts

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  • Founded by: Christina Weber
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, California

Studiopatro sells hand-printed tea towels, aprons, and market bags made in the San Francisco Bay Area. Christina Weber runs the design collective, and she describes the "people behind the cloth" as "friends and collaborators who cut, print, sew, photograph, and generally lend a hand."

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Looking for a creative way to wrap your homemade gifts? San Francisco-based Studiopatró makes hand-printed tea towels, market bags, and aprons that are pretty enough to give on their own or tied around a box of cookies.

Christina Weber runs the design collective, and she describes the "people behind the cloth" as "friends and collaborators who cut, print, sew, photograph, and generally lend a hand."

These really feel like humble kitchen cloths that have been attended to as if they were canvases — palettes are balanced, simple, and cohesive. Christine says the designs stem from her "fascination with leaves, pattern, words and color." The single-minded focus on utilitarian textiles that are small enough to be hand-printed means that every piece is crafted with care.

Because these are hand-printed, prices aren't cheap. Tea towels start at $22, aprons at $48, and market bags at $92 for 2. You can buy them online through studiopatro.com.