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The Kitchen is where the Heart is…

The Kitchen is where the Heart is…

I asked my friends what a Kitchen meant to them, every response I got had something to do with  Heart. Today is my 15th Wedding anniversary… I am dedicating my new kitchen wall to my husband. Out of frame is a bottle of Rose Brut and Chocolate covered Strawberries… Here is to another 15 yrs… … Continue reading

I am at it again…. Fork Knife

I am at it again…. Fork Knife

What am I at again? Design-y stuff… I really am getting carried away and closer to my ultimate goal of designing my own fabric for use on my own aprons and cocktail dress designs… plus I am having fun along the way. Getting down with a Fork & a Knife. This is my latest project… … Continue reading

Do you Know about Freezer Paper Yet?

Do you Know about Freezer Paper Yet?

Do you know about Freezer Paper yet?  If you don’t you should, especially when it comes to projects* that need some stencilling…When I was in art school and wanted to do uniform text I would go down to my local art store  and buy a stencil. Nice, but they were never in the style/font I wanted … Continue reading

Obsessed with Fabric Obsessed with Food

Obsessed with Fabric Obsessed with Food

I love fabric and I love food, that I am sure is no secret by now. I am also trying to be more creative with it. I am doing more silk screening, and block printing to learn how I can make my own large scale  designs… But what do I do with the remnants that I am making? They … Continue reading

Is it Cocktail Time yet?

Is it Cocktail Time yet?

It’s Friday, it is beautiful, is it cocktail time yet? Because the latest apron is inspired after my favorite beverage, gin, I got obsessed with finding a a classic gin based cocktail. What I came up with was the Bee’s Knees, a prohibition era libation. Give me the Bee’s Knees was an expression used to mean, give me the … Continue reading

Vintage Dress Make over…

Vintage Dress Make over…

A few weeks ago I made a request on twitter- It is highly effective when you are looking for just the right thing, someone always has an answer (right or wrong)! My Request was “I am mid century obsessed, anybody have any great dress patterns?” To which I got a reply almost instantly, from Heather at … Continue reading