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Month: March, 2012

TAKE MORE CARE (AND A WEE SUMMER FROCK)

A couple weeks ago, my boss pulled me aside and told me she thought I was doing a great job, but that she wanted me to slow down and pay more attention to details. At first, I was totally offended. I’m a hard worker, a decent multitasker, and have always prided myself on getting s%$# [...]

COOL AUNTS (AND TODDLER COUTURE)

Something magical happened to me about five years ago. I was enjoying a sunny August morning in Seattle when my sister and her husband arrived home with their first baby. He was three hours old when my sister lowered him into my arms, and even though I’d held newborns before, I was afraid to breath [...]

ON THE UPCYCLE: LIZZY REBORN

When it comes to upcycling clothing, my philosophy is that you have to become your own shamen. I’m not suggesting a payote-fueled “desert journey” every time you score a good thrift find (although that does sound interesting). All  I’m  saying  is I think you have listen to what the  clothing tells you it wants to be. [...]

YOU SAY LIEBSTER, I SAY LOBSTER

This week, I received two Liebster Awards. I’m not sure what the origins of these awards are (some swift googling yielded little in the way of history), but basically they’re a nod from one blogger to another that they dig what they see and read. Amy, at Sew Well, and Lavendar, at Threadsquare, both gifted [...]