Monthly Archives: February 2012

Journal Entry

happy leap day!

Hope you are having a wonderful extra day! We’re lucky to be enjoying some amazing weather in Chicago, though it’s starting to cloud over now. I woke up early today, answered some emails and did a bit of work and … Continue reading

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becoming a designer | megan nielsen feature

  I can’t believe I haven’t posted about this until now, but I was a featured indie designer over on Megan Nielson’s blog a few weeks ago.  I’m sure you all know Megan from her collections and sewing patterns, you know … Continue reading

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bits and pieces

Working on a lot of things this week that I can’t really post about. A first sample of a new print. A little something for a surprise package. The muslin for an exciting sleeve for a friend’s wedding dress.

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Spring Wardrobe Color Palette

[image by julia stotz] I think I’ve pretty much narrowed down my main spring wardrobe colors: nude, lemon, mint, poppy and sky.  I’m pretty into the brights paired with neutrals for spring and summer and I can’t wait to get … Continue reading

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Handmade Wardrobe | Spring 2012 Group

[image via design sponge] So, Spring Wardrobes! It seems like a few of you would be interesting in sharing our spring wardrobe plans in one place so I’ve started the Handmade Wardrobe | Spring 2012 Flickr group so that we … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Morris Blazer

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spring dream

[from my pinterest] Okay so I know mid-February is pretty early to be thinking about spring, but with all the warm weather we’ve been getting this winter, it’s pretty hard not to think about it. I’ve been really into these … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Sewing Tutorial | Getting Flat Bias Necklines

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Knitted Garments

a trio of socks

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Back in the Pattern Shop

Finally!! The Tiny Pocket Tank and Scout Woven Tee are both back in the shop and the size range has been expanded to fit sizes 0-18. I designed a new shop that will run a little smoother than the previous … Continue reading

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