Author Archives: Erin Dollar

About Erin Dollar

Owner, maker, and designer behind Cotton & Flax. Since 2010, she has been creating modern screenprinted home goods, as well as fine art prints on paper, from her home studio in Los Angeles, California.

Recently at Cotton & Flax HQ

Things have been bustling at Cotton & Flax the past few weeks! So many wholesale orders have been going out the door, I had to have my letterpress tags and business cards reprinted. Laura, who designed and printed my cards … Continue reading

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Retiring the DNA Pattern

I’m preparing to add lots of new products to the Cotton & Flax shop this spring, which means it’s time to retire an old favorite pattern: the DNA print. This pattern was inspired by dozens of conversations about genetics with … Continue reading

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Cotton & Flax for CB2

Remember how things got a bit quiet here on the blog in January? I was working on an exciting wholesale order: a selection of two of my favorite tea towels made for CB2! Check out the navy plus and the … Continue reading

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6 tips for writing a letter

Do you still send snail mail? I’m a pretty avid letter writer, and when I find some free time, I love to spend a while writing cards and short letters to friends and family. As things have gotten busy with … Continue reading

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Free Patterned iPhone Wallpaper – Mint Diamonds

Back by popular demand: my series of free patterned iPhone wallpapers! This mint diamond pattern is part of my most recent Fall/Winter collection, and will soon be featured in a few one of a kind pillows! Click here to download … Continue reading

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Cotton & Flax in HGTV Magazine

I searched through the archives just to be sure, but it looks like I somehow managed to neglect to mention one exciting bit of news from 2013: a Cotton & Flax pillow was featured in the July/August issue of HGTV … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap + LA Modern Quilt Guild

I spent a couple days recharging after shipping out my largest wholesale order ever on Friday. It was great to step away from work for a moment, work/life balance is something I’m trying to recalibrate in a thoughtful way this … Continue reading

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Win a pair of pillows from Cotton & Flax!

January is usually a very restful month for me, a time to recharge and make plans for the new year. This year was a bit different. 2014 started with a bang, and I was preoccupied with a wholesale order for … Continue reading

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I spy Cotton & Flax on Instagram

I love seeing your posts of Cotton & Flax goods on Instagram! These are just a few I grabbed from Hollin Brodeur, Mattie Babb, and Sonja Rasula. Dying over Sonja’s puppy – I love seeing pets enjoying Cotton & Flax … Continue reading

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New projects in 2014

Things have been quiet here on the blog for a while, but I’m excited to be back! Much of what’s been keeping me busy was just standard-issue holiday craziness: craft fairs, pop-up shops, as well as an influx of holiday … Continue reading

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