Scoop Blog Archive / March 2014

The Always Tasty Edible Plant Sale

Jump start your spring with Seattle Tilth's (Phinney Ridge, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. Read more »


The Bellevue Collection’s Spring Fashion Celebration

Scenes from last year's Style Blooms runway show

Even if the weather is still iffy, and will continue to be for months, once late March hits it’s time for spring fashion. That means brighter colors, lighter weight fabrics and a reassessment of what’s in your closet. Read more »


The 2014 Seattle Modern Home Tour

The highlight of the tour, a home by Eric Cobb

If modern architecture is your jam, sign up for the 2014 Modern Home Tour, which happens on Saturday, March 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m..

Five homes, from West Seattle to North Seattle, Magnolia to Leschi, are set to open their doors to design lovers (more homes may be added), during the self-guided tour. Styles range from mid century modern to a remodel of a 1980s home and includes work from notable architect James Chiarelli, Robert Hutchison and Eric Cobb. Read more »


Anne Sportun Trunk Show at Essenza

Toronto-based Anne Sportun works wonders with diamonds

Toronto jeweler Anne Sportun is known for her subtle asymmetry and unconventional, yet sophisticated design. Essenza, in Fremont, is known for an inventory of gorgeous, subtle, yet sublime jewelry from small designers (not to mention generous self space for sweet smelling perfume and body care). It’s a retail match made in heaven between Anne Sportun and Essenza and on March 14, 15 and 16, Barb Kelly, from Anne’s studio in Toronto, will be visiting the shop, bringing with her the entire line from the Sportun workshop. Read more »


A Knitter’s Paradise, St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations and ‘The Suit’ Opens at Seattle Rep

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Peter Brook’s The Suit, starring Nonhlanhla Kheswa, reveals the glimpses of joy that can be stolen within an repressive regime

Must Knit
Yarn Lovers Unite at 'Vogue Knitting' Live

(3/14 to 3/16, times vary) — Should your bucket list include learning to knit a runway stunner, head to the Meydenbauer Convention Center in Bellevue for three days worth of high-style knitting, crocheting and crafting lessons and demos, plus a marketplace filled with items made from unusual fibers such as possum, yak and qiviut. Read more »