In Fitting Fashion / inside peek
Apr 25, 2013
If you've been wondering what we've been up to lately, I've got a few hints for you. While nature it doing it's work outside... ...we've been working hard on something too! A revised PDF pattern format that is quicker and easier to assemble, reduced paper waste, and A NEW PATTERN! It will be here soon! Don't worry, I'll keep you posted on the progress. I'm excited about this one!
Jan 01, 2013
Happy New Year Everyone! I hope your 2012 will be fondly remembered and your 2013 already joyful! For me, 2012 was a great year filled with changes and challenges that offered great rewards! Moving to a new city brought on an opportunity to make a career shift into teaching which has turned out to be the most awesome experience I could have imagined. The students are so creative, eager, and determined to succeed, I find myself completely inspired and feel so thankful to have the opportunity to be their instructor. As 2013 begins, a few more changes are in the...
Aug 06, 2012
Perhaps you've been wondering about the long absence since the last post. Well, moving to an new city requires adaptation and change. While living in Vancouver, I worked as a Director of Technical Design for Kensie. Although stressful at times, it was a very rewarding career working with a great company filled with great people. I miss the day to day collaborations and constant flow of fashion inspiration. There are things I don't miss too but although challenging, working at Kensie was a very positive experience. Moving to "the island", has put me on a search for a new...
Jun 18, 2012
I was overcome with fond memories recently after reading Maddie's post "What is Leather Tanning?" ( She has some great information and some great videos in that post.) You may already know this but the Fall 2012 Runway shows showed a lot of leather garments. Well, way back in 1994, I used leather in my final collection for fashion school and whether Maddie meant it or not, she expressed some interest in seeing my final collection. So I've decided to show you all some highlights. First of all in fashion school you are required to choose a target market, theme,...
May 15, 2012
I've been nominated for a blogger award! I am a little shocked, thrilled, and oh so thankful to Jill at The Sew Alongs for nominating me for The Versatile Blogger Award. It is so lovely to find out that someone appreciates (is reading) the information I am putting out there! It seems that Jill and I have a few things in common based on her "7 things" let's see... Seven Things About Me: 1. I am a Virgo. This gives me the right to be a nitpicking perfectionist but I am also practical, loyal, hardworking, (over) analytical, and kind...