Monthly Archives: April 2011

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the coldest spring + iceland revisited

It’s been unbelievably dreary here in Chicago lately, we’re actually in the midst of our cloudiest April on record with only about 30% of our possible sunshine, cool temperatures and rain constantly.  All this weather has had me thinking a … Continue reading

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grainline patterns flickr group

At the wise suggestion of Stephanie I have created a flickr group for garments made with my patterns ever so creatively called Grainline Patterns.  That way we can all see how other’s garments etc. are turning out and get some … Continue reading

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life right now

Right now the only thing I have going on is getting things ready for the hound summer 2011 collection. The tops are sewn, next we’re starting on the dress.  I had an awesome meeting with my photographers and everything is … Continue reading

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purl soho : striped cotton cowl

Have you seen this new spring weight striped cotton cowl from purl soho?  Seriously they need to stop coming up with such cute things to add to my to-knit list, I still haven’t had time to knit the winter herringbone … Continue reading

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the vintage alterations saga

I have pretty much finished the alterations on my friend’s Suzy Perette dress, we basically had to rebuild the top half of the dress.  The waist was way too long in the back, the darts had to be turned into … Continue reading

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busy busy and some stuff

The past few weeks have been pretty hectic trying to get everything ready for my next collection and things will be crazy for a few weeks more still.  I’ve been starting every morning off with clementines, turkish figs, tea and … Continue reading

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