a sneak peek at my spring 2012 collection

Last summer, when I first started thinking about purples and blues for my la acquabella collection, I already knew that my next collection was going to be all about green.

green and gray fabrics, for Holland Cox spring 2012.fabrics for the spring collection: green & gray

I’ve been in love with a certain shade of bright, apple green for a long time…probably since 2005 or so. I’ve used it very often in previous collections, but this is the first time that green will be the star of the show!

reverse applique in progress, for Holland Cox spring 2012
reverse applique in progress, for an envelope clutch

This is the best part of my job…I’ve been having the most fun mixing fabrics and textures, and coming up with new ways to create a handbag worth coveting. I never want to make anything that’s too much what you could find at the mall…what’s the point of that?

patchwork envelope clutch in progress, for Holland Cox spring 2012patchwork envelope clutch in progress

The collection will be out on April 26. As always, newsletter subscribers will see the goodies first, as well as get a pretty sweet introductory price. Become an insider and don’t get left out!

circle applique in progress, for Holland Cox spring 2012
applique on a wristlet in progress

Check out my Pinterest board to see some of my inspirations for this collection…and stay tuned for lots of awesome ways to wear one of my favorite colors…how do you like to wear green?




2 thoughts on “a sneak peek at my spring 2012 collection

  1. Hey, I just discovered your blog and I love it! I’ve been looking for other bloggers who sew and create beautiful things. I love these green fabrics and the way you did the patchwork!

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