Isn’t it satisfying to arrange, assemble, and produce? It’s amazing the beauty that emerges when vision and craftsmanship dovetail together. This issue of American Lifestyle magazine is a feast for those who love to create.
The world-renowned Pimentel and Sons Guitarmakers is a family affair, an enterprise that Lorenzo Pimentel started in 1951. His sons proudly continue the legacy of exceptional craftsmanship, attention to detail, and innovation in their Albuquerque shop.
Embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning uses a needle and thread to create bold and whimsical pieces of art on fabric. Botanicals, and specifically her houseplants, are often used as inspiration, as well as photographs from her travels.
Echoview Fiber Mill in Weaverville, North Carolina, began as a place for farmers to bring their wool to be processed. Nowadays, the mill also buys some of the wool to create its own beautiful items, like clothing, rugs, knitted hats, and even teapot warmers. Its mission of sustainability is at the forefront of the business, as it focuses on environmentally friendly practices.