There are some big things on the horizon for Brass & Mortar.
Within the next two weeks, there will be a huge announcement coming your way. After a long, drawn-out respite, things will be cranking back up into full gear. The time for the Rat to return is nigh! Get ready for weekly updates, new videos, entertaining tidbits, and a full-fledged interactive feed. Stay tuned to this channel for further updates and sneak-peaks.
t’s been a while since I’ve updated, and for good reason. I’m working my veritable butt off. I don’t think I’ve mentioned this until now (because once again, I’ve been busy!) but the Brass & Mortar headquarters has successfully moved into a more suitable location! The officials at The Riverside Artist Lofts were kind enough to allow access to become one of its inhabitants. This means that we now have 1220 ample square feet to work, play, eat and sleep, with plenty of natural lighting and consistent dry ventilation!
At the moment, the place looks a bit deranged what with all the construction going on. Tables are being acquired and refinished, retrofitted to capably handle the weight of humans, etc. As mentioned before, Lola, our new stitching associate will be helping with some of the machine work. Figuring out where the placement of all these necessary items would normally be a chore, however, my associates and I have devised a preliminary working schematic of how new workshop will be arranged. This was actually made in advance to give the selection committee a good idea of what the space would be used for.
As you can see, there’s a tremendous amount of work ahead of us! Things have already started to shift from the original plan, but that’s only to be expected. Once the various pieces of furniture and tools are acquired and made, the floor-plan will change along with it, to be sure! The majority of time is currently concentrated on the generation of needed funds to fulfill the extensive wishlist! This is both unfortunate but necessary, as it means much time is being taken away from progress of actual garments, however it’s direly required for the future of the workshop.
Starting up the stream for the first time in almost a year! Almost forgot my username for UStream.. Wow. o_o;
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After a stunning eight months of downtime, I’m proud to announce that the Brass & Mortar site is back up! There will definitely be some clean-up involved in this transition to a new host, but once everything is resolved, there will be some major updates to inform you about regarding the business, the workshop, and more!