• 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 lot about my Iceland trip, mostly wanting to go back.  I realized that I never […]

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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 coming together so well, but that means a slow few weeks around here.  I am […]

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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 cowl.  I love the bright colors held together with the natural cotton, such a nice […]

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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 princess seams to remove room above the bust (we’re not sure what that was for […]

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