2012 Archives

goals for my next collection: fall/winter 2012

Our next collection–and this is just daywear–is the first completely in-house collection we have put together and I’m really proud of that. When I decided I wanted to try clothing design and make that part of my professional identity in 2008, I think I had a really big vision that has since become more focused…

baby on a plane: the last of the photos from phoenix

Last week, Dave, Alice, and I went to Phoenix to stay for a week with my grandpa and his wife and take a little break. We didn’t do a ton of sightseeing. We didn’t do much shopping. We did a lot of eating, visiting family, and relaxing. (And we spent some time in traffic.) Here…

giveaway! comment to win beautiful handmade gloves from smilingknitting

I have shared many things made by Güler Usug, designer and owner of Smiling Knitting before here–I geuninely love her work and I own lots of her stuff! She lives and works (and is expecting her first daughter right now!) in Turkey and she not only makes beautiful handmade things, but is a smart businessperson…

Amy and Dave’s Magical Telluride Wedding

Amy is another customer who I feel has become a friend. She and I worked very closely together on her bouquet, which was a beautiful mix of handmade flowers, carefully embroidered leaves, and precious found objects (marbles? leather scraps? vintage millinery bees?). When Amy mailed all of the special goods to me, they came packed…

today’s outfit and a few snaps: heart glasses and note passes

1: Mama’s outfit and Alice’s outfits from our plane ride today. 2: On our way to the airport. Alice wears those glasses everywhere. Now we have two pairs. 3: Fancy shoes and Dave’s indie video games. 4: Nap. 5: Playing her new iPad game, Animal Alphabet. (She said “Yak” today!) 6: Notes passed back and…