Makers: Janelle Pietrzak of All Roads
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Makers: Weaver Janelle Pietrzak

Weaver Janelle Pietrzak at work at the loom in her Yucca Valley-based All Roads studio.

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Weavings by Pietrzak hang in her “stordio” -- studio and retail store -- in the Yucca Valley.

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An inspiration board.

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Gift merchandise at the tiny All Roads retail store. 

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Handwoven color block scarves for sale at the All Roads store. 

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Janelle Pietrzak demonstrates how to wear one of her hand woven scarves.

 

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The All Roads studio is a textile-lover’s dream.

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The All Roads store features gifts by Southern California makers. 

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An assortment of gifts at the All Roads store in Yucca Valley. 

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“I just think about what I love,” says textile artist Janelle Pietrzak. “Color resonates with people. I have been obsessed with yellow and plaid lately.”

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Desert postcards in the All Roads retail store. 

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Vintage glass African trade beads strung on leather in the All Roads store.  

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“There is a nostalgia to handmade crafts,” says Pietrzak. “With everyone on the phone, handmade things ground you and connect you to the earth.”

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All Roads designs for Anthropologie

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