custom work

paint the town

custom work

I’ve just added five new fabrics to the swatch gallery, fancy fabrics perfect for your holiday party-going. I’ve got pure silk with a fleur di lys pattern (above left – in gold, too!), black cotton with an over-sized metallic silver damask print (above right), and two vintage kimonos that are dying to become your next […]

0 comments click to read the rest

stash boosting

custom work

…which is the opposite of stash busting, of course. I don’t even pretend to do that anymore. These two black and white abstract prints are from Ikea, and the awning-style stripes below are vintage. Bright, aren’t they? Anyway these are the latest additions to the fabric gallery. All of these are heavier-weight cotton canvas, perfect […]

2 comments click to read the rest

new fabric!

coming soon

I’m sure you’re shocked to hear this, but I’ve been fabric shopping. I could claim to be stocking up for the winter, but I think we all know that I gather fabric for my stash year-round. Like a squirrel hoarding nuts! These are just a few of the quilting-weight cottons I’ve added to the gallery, […]

5 comments click to read the rest

how to wear your obi belt

custom work

The obi belts have been getting lots of love lately, especially at the Squidfire Philly show and the Art on Belmont show. I made a whole bunch of new ones and put them up in the Etsy shop, if you haven’t seen them yet. A question I have gotten from some customers at the shows […]

0 comments click to read the rest

new in the etsy shop: notepads

custom work

One of my favorite non-handbag things that I have designed: the notepad! It is so utterly utilitarian, but also very pretty, an excellent way to show off some of my favorite fabrics. A perfect present for someone who isn’t “into” handbags, but would still really appreciate a handmade gift. I just added seven to the […]

0 comments click to read the rest