Today is green day. Did you know that Emerald Green is the Pantone Color of the Year for 2013? Green isn’t my favorite color. It isn’t even in the top 3.. However, the combinations that I found on Pantone.com were fresh, vibrant and changed my mind a little bit. What do you think?
I have been wanting to do a post that involves my work travels. Fun nerdy fact, I have sewn in a hotel room. Or two.. I spend alot of time in airports and in the past 7 weeks I have travelled to 6 cities. I travel a lot for my job. I meet interesting people and talk about my product, trends, marketing all day.. For the most part,… View Post
Do you have an old pashmina that you don’t wear? Tired of the little hanging strings? Why not repurpose it and create an infinity scarf? All you need is a pashmina scarf, sewing machine, pins, needles and thread. In just a few hours, you can create a trendy infinity scarf. I just happened to have an emerald green one that I wanted to change… View Post
All things Dinosaur! To follow up with my earlier post and creating Dinosaur themed party favor bags for your baby’s first birthday – I am happy to announce that the totebag pattern is now available. I hope you have as much fun as I did making one for an upcoming event or birthday party. Click below to download the PDF. Dino Party… View Post
Its been awhile since I posted a DIY sewing project.. I have been away for work attending tradeshow after tradeshow after tradeshow! Everything is slowing down and I can now clear the dust off my sewing machine. Yay. So here is my promised sewing tutorial for the cute party favor totebag.. Last week I showed how to screen print an image onto the face of the… View Post
This one is super cute! We just hosted our baby’s 1st dino themed birthday party. While I didn’t want to go overboard with the decorations, I thought it would be fun to sew and create favor bags with dinosaurs on them. The little bags were from my own pattern and the dinosaur design was screen printed onto each bag using fabric ink and freezer paper.
Nothing says I love you more than a heart shaped sachet… This project came to mind when I was laughing with a girlfriend about our husband’s sock drawers. My husband keeps his socks in a mesh basket and my friend’s husband keeps his in a garbage can! Fancy. Drawing from our sock drawer conversation – I thought it would be funny to make heart sachets… View Post
Check out Lucky’s March issue now on newstands. They talk about current trends and one of them is… SPORTY. Ok ok, I know it’s almost Valentine’s Day and here I am still talking about Sporty stuff.. However, I am at yet another outdoor tradeshow and still inspired to sew with these fabrics. Stay tuned for a post after V-Day and towards… View Post
Last week I was in Salt Lake City for a tradeshow called Outdoor Retailer. This is a very large tradeshow where brands from the outdoor industry present their new products. It occurs twice a year and is an impressive show to attend and preview what’s new in apparel, bags & accessories, footwear, hats, hosiery, skis.. Really, ANY kind of outdoor gear or product. I love attending this show. When I have a break, I… View Post