Archive for the ‘object’ Category
I love these gorgeous faux-gauge wooden earrings from Sanskrit Dream, but since the natural wood color was close to my hair, they tended to blend it. So I painted them.
The idea is “psychedelic rainbow peacock” so they fit in real nice with my wardrobe. I like that although they look like wings, they are vegan–no ...Read more.
Jason picked out a very comfortable sofa for our apartment, and he did it as a bachelor. It’s good for lounging, and when we remove the pillows it’s as wide as a twin bed (for guests!). It’s even got sleek lines, and no extraneous “design details.” But it’s tan. I was overjoyed when he spilled ...Read more.
I love sewing pillows for Hot Moon Collection. Gabby collects gorgeous fabrics from around the world, and we work together to pick out the perfect linens, silks, and cottons to showcase the antique textiles.
These embroideries were done in the early 20th century in Egypt.
I don’t remember where this silk embroidery is from, but ...Read more.
I’m stash-busting my drafted posts, so even those this project is from 2010 it’s still new to you! And also, I still really like this design.
I really enjoyed doing this seat cover for a client of Villy Customs. Ms. Regan Carlile was so specific as to what she wanted that I knew if I could ...Read more.
Today my youngest nephew turns 5! I don’t have photos of his birthday gift (it’s not 100% finished), but I would like to share what I made for Kaden’s birthday in 2011: a robot squid!
I called him Squidy, but Kaden renamed him Bloppy Bloppy, which is pretty awesome too.
The body is made from a ...Read more.
This past weekend I went to Sew LA’s party for Gertie’s Guide to Sewing book. It was nice to chat with like-minded sewing ladies, and I certainly enjoyed the homemade cherry pie and rum punch!
Of course, Gertie was perfectly charming! She signed my book, and even kept my Sharpie. Technically it was my husband’s ...Read more.