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2 exciting things

1. my little online shop will be opening tonight, fingers crossed! 2. Thread has some things from the winter collection, including cuffs for guys and gals. All one-of-a-kind and made from 100% recycled leathers, which makes things more fun. Go check ‘em out!
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second storie sneak peeks

so much fun news today! *the winter leather collection is ready to go! shot a lot of photos wednesday with the help of a few friends who volunteered to model for me. you can get a sneak peek of some of the shots over at the second storie blog, where i’m the featured artist today! *C [...]
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cut, paint, press, sew

*having so much fun making this little hand-painted recycled leather holiday collection *lots of cutting and painting and pressing snaps and sewing and repeating it all over again *what i love about working with recycled leather is that no one piece is ever the same *hope to see you at second storie!
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hand in pocket

(handmade apron made from vintage tablecloth, circa 2009?) last weekend, i spent an hour looking through all the photos i’ve taken of everything i’ve made in the last 5 years. it was kinda surprising to discover that i’d sewn (and knit) so much while also working full-time on a Ph.D. it made me very reflective [...]
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pink & orange = summer love

i’m super obsessed with bright pink and orange color combinations lately, especially if it’s color blocked. some pretty ones i’ve seen online: for my birthday a month ago, i bought myself this dress from h&m: i think it’s perfectly july, don’t you? i made a little cream clutch with a bright coral dot to carry [...]
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dyi woven top

C sent me this image the other week and i fell in love: so much so that i decided to give it a go myself. here’s my take: if you want to try it yourself, here’s how i did it. *find yourself an worn-in top. i went with a grey sweatshirt i bought at the [...]
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clearing out

i’m very determined to narrow my wardrobe down so that my clothes fit into the small closet i share with C and my one 5-drawer dresser. last week, i dug out my summer clothes from the pit, pulled everything out of my dresser and closet, and had C thumbs up or thumbs down pretty much [...]
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leather accent

i really like the leather shoulder accents on these tops. they add a little something different. an easy way to alter clothing you already have. (by My Pet Square via need supply) (unknown source: found in my inspiration file.)
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color study: coral, navy, rust

i don’t have a lot of time for creative ventures anymore, which is difficult for me. i miss making something every day. i have a large album of photos i’ve collected based on color combinations i’m drawn to. i’ve been looking at them a lot lately. mainly because it’s almost march, and the view outside my [...]
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seamless sink

We have a “kitchen” sink. We found it at our local house rehab store yesterday and C had it cleaned and installed in less than two hours. My man is magic. It’s not a perfect fit, but it’s pretty darn close. C spent a few days searching around the city for some kind of counter [...]
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