Christine Ryan

 The top pattern is called Four Feathers; the bottom is called Signal. (Jeffery Cross/ Sunset Publishing)

Form meets function in these stylish kitchen and serving accessories.

1. For instance, Blake Kahan's Willowship linen cocktail napkins (above) will encourage your guests to eat, drink, and be merry with panache. She hand-prints the patterns on the fabric in her Santa Cruz, California, studio. $30/set of 4; heathceramics.com.

(Jeffery Cross / Sunset Publishing)

2. Before the fun begins, suit up in a Hedley & Bennett apron, sewn in Los Angeles. $85; hedleyandbennett.com.

(Jeffery Cross / Sunset Publishing)

3. The Cylinder shakers by Seattle’s Ladies & Gentlemen Studio come in three finishes: copper, aluminum, and brass. Coordinate as desired. $70; ladiesandgentlemenstudio.com.

(Jeffery Cross / Sunset Publishing)

4. San Francisco chef Drew Hash had a hobby: making knives. Now it’s a business, and we think it’s a winner. Custom paring knives, from $150; chef knives, from $400; drewhashknives.com.

(Jeffery Cross / Sunset Publishing)

5. Store your flour in these walnut-lidded jars from Washington’s Whidbey Island. $98/set of 3; turncowoodgoods.com.

(Jeffery Cross / Sunset Publishing)

6. This copper and teak mixology set is made in India for Shopping for a Change, a fair-trade online retailer based in San Mateo, California. $68; shoppingforachange.org.

(Jeffery Cross / Sunset Publishing)

7. Sierra Foothills winery Vino Noceto is now selling its high-rated Rosso and Sangiovese wines in bags designed for the Boxxle dispenser—all the advantages of bag-in-a-box wines (less waste! weeks of freshness!) with a lot more style. Noceto wines: $60/3-liter bag; noceto.com. Boxxle dispenser: $99; boxxle.com.

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