the good, the bad, and the ugly


This year I have an incredibly busy retail show season, that is completely unprecedented in my previous five years in business. It’s not even the end of May, and I have four major shows under my belt, plus other, smaller events earlier in the year. It’s crazy! Last week I was seriously doubting my sanity, […]

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sewing olympics 2010


Well friends, it’s that time: the Vancouver Olympics start in just twelve days! I don’t have cable at home so I doubt I’ll catch any of them, but I do like to watch some figure skating now and then, so maybe I’ll find a way to watch some of the action. Anyway, I am determined […]

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happy new year!

coming soon

Today was my first day back to work after a very long, much needed, and totally lazy holiday. I mailed my last holiday order on December 21, the day before I left for North Carolina to spend Christmas with my parents. Since then, until today, I’ve done pretty much nothing: watched TV (at my parents’ […]

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in the weeds: show prep & recovery

balancing act

I am well into my fall show schedule, and I’m happy to report that I am getting much more sleep than I did during the spring shows. Unfortunately, that also means that my apartment is more of a mess than usual, and frankly, I do not predict that changing any time soon! I have nearly […]

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So, those of you who know me know that I am super-psyched to have been accepted into the Renegade Craft Fair Brooklyn this summer. What is the Renegade Craft Fair you ask? Well, a few years ago these two super cool crafty chicks from Chicago were looking for a fair to show their handmade goodies, […]

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