Archive for 2013

little chalets

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

just printed some chalet appliques for a new skirt (coming soon!)

thrift store thrills!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

yes, i bought this sewing machine because it matches my car. that kind of thing gives me a thrill. it is in mint condition and runs like new! also thrilling! i saw it at the thrift store a few weeks ago and kept my fingers crossed that it would still be there when green tags […]

frog prince

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

wanted to show you this a while ago, but with halloween tomorrow, i guess it is perfect timing! artist Brigid Ashwood asked to use my ribbon print skirt print on a pin-up witch in her ‘witchen kitsch’ series– so much fun! (prints are available in her etsy shop here) then her painting was turned into […]

swatch bundle bonanza!

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

just listed 54 swatch bundles in my etsy shop here! each bundle is approximately 1 sq. yd. i end up with a lot of fabric swatch odds and ends from making skirts. these swatch bundles feature sample prints, test ink colors, test dye colors, test fabrics, leftover pieces from print runs and dye lots, prints […]

makin’ swatch bundles

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

putting together LOTS of swatch bundles (40+) today, hoping to get them up in my etsy shop tomorrow! (update- got about half way through then sidetracked, finishing them up this weekend)

inside the trim cabinet…

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

new skirts (and a weekend long discount!)

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Both new screen printed skirts are 20% off the regular price all weekend! Debut Discount ends midnight (PST) Sunday 9/29 Sweetheart Skirt over-dyed navy blue stripes paired with a fresh and sweet folkloric border Pocketful of Posies Skirt patch pockets printed with graphic flowers, trimmed with coordinating mini pom pom fringe

mega ric rac dahlia pillows

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

have you seen that ‘mega’ ric rac? it’s gigantic! know what you can make with it? gigantic ric rac dahlias! i made a pair of gigantic ric rac dahlia pillows – here’s how… you will need: mega ric rac – large pillow is 13″ circle and uses approx. 8.5 yards, small pillow is 11″ circle […]

a few folky thrift store finds for friday

Friday, September 13th, 2013

wooden cookie bucket & painted plate really cute embroidered/appliqued felt belt with edelweiss & toadstool wood plate with straw design


Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

these new pink safety pins are making me way more happy than they should. maybe i need to get out more. they’re for my hangtags action shot! made me want to freshen up my rims over the weekend with a new coat of paint! which also made me pretty happy.