Month: November 2013

SolarFast Statement Earrings

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I don’t know what it is about having short hair, but it really begs for statement earrings sometimes. Is that just me? I don’t know, I guess I feel a little extra sassy or something, and I want something that says Hey! I’m a fun person! I know that not everyone is a statement-earring kind of gal,… Read more »

Pattern Anthology Tour // Trapper Hat Remix

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Interesting tidbit: if you google “trapper hat,” “aviator hat,” “tracer hat,” or “lumberjack hat” you’ll get images of basically the same hat.  Who knew, right? I was trying to figure out the difference, and learned that according to 21st century fashion there isn’t much.  Whatever you wanna  call it though, it’s handsome and very good… Read more »

Hand printing // Wood Grain Tessellation Pillow

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I made this pillow the other night for a friend, and I kinda love it. Wood Grain, PS, is SUPER fun (and speedy!) to carve. I used an eco carve printing to plate, which is a dream to carve, and has a nice larger size which I wanted for this long and skinny (1/2″ by… Read more »

My Mood Fabric Make // a pencil skirt and yoked blouse

Mood Blouse Mug

Otherwise entitled The Sistehood of the Floral Knit. In went like this–back in August or whenever it was that we Fabric Weekenders were spazzing out in the various corners of the fabric district, a group us were effectively getting our minds blown at the wonders of Mood.  I was perusing (that word decidedly lacks the… Read more »

African Wax Print Sheath Dress

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A couple months ago African Premier contacted me about trying out some of their fabric. I hadn’t ever heard of them before, but when I clicked over I was like WHOA, cool prints. I spent like thirty minutes right then and there, and was so refreshed by the unique, bold, and graphic patterns.  You don’t… Read more »