Stitch Merchant


Pigeonhole Fine Cabinetry

Living with the person who designs the card they want you to print isn't like doing jobs for other people. The conversation goes something like this.

Me: Wow, that's beautiful. Who are you going to get to print those?
Him: You.
Me: I don't think so. I can't hold that kind of registration. It has to be perfect.
Him: I know.
Me: No. I mean perfect. Absolutely no shift in the paper! E v e r y time.
Him: I know.


Him: You can do it.
Me: (trying to change the subject) And is the back brown stock?
Him: Yep.
Me: Well, that shouldn't be a problem but is that white type?
Him: Yep.
Me: Well, I can't do that.
Him: Yes, you can.
Me: (a hint of hysteria) No I can't. Perfect registration and white copy? No. I can't.
Him: Yes, you can.

A month goes by.

Me: Have you thought any more about your cards?
Him: I was just wondering when you were going to start.
Me: Have you redesigned them yet?
Him: No.
Me: Well, let me know when you have.
Him: I'm not redesigning them. Just print them the way they are.
Me: (a hint of hysteria) Well, I can't. Perfect registration and white copy? I can't.
Him: Yes, you can.

And there you have it. Pigeonhole Fine Cabinetry.