Mother's Day Gift Ideas

You can never fully pay back the woman who raised you, but you can sure spend your life trying.
Ali Brownrigg  |   May 2013   |  FROM THE PRINT EDITION
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Redmond-based Satoko Pettersson draws inspiration from kimono fabrics, minimalism and mid-century design for Handarbete (“handicraft” in Swedish), her collection of textiles for body and home. Her scarves—handwoven from Italian cashmere cotton, merino and cashmere silk—are whisper soft and incredibly chic. From $110.

Give her a thrill with these locally made gifts—chosen carefully with love, and a little bit of luxury, in mind.

Give mom the props she’s due with adorable cards from North Seattle’s Cub Report Card. $4.50. Available at Juniper, Madrona, 3314 E Spring St.; 206.838.7496;

Made with semiprecious stones, Japanese seed beads, gold charms, silk and linen, West Seattle mom Amy Augustine’s OR Jewelry is perfect for a special gift yet versatile enough for everyday wear. From $28. Available at

Sometimes getting away from it all is as simple as a long soak in a hot bath. Local fragrance purveyor Antica Farmacista’s brand-new bubble bath in Bergamot and Ocean Aria, a light citrus scent with a hint of salt air, provides a boost of easy in-home luxury. $38. Available at Mario’s, Downtown, 1513 Sixth Ave.; 206.223.1461; and online at