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Making a Orchid Inspired Dress, Part One

I’m back with yet another fashion project, which has kept me from going insane while finishing up the final details on my tudor costume! As the title suggests, this is a dress inspired by my orchids. 1,249 more words

The Making Of

Still At It

Just in case you think I might have been slacking off in my retirement, here are four recent completions from the Shop at La Taj. 211 more words

Just Me

The Salad Fest

“Muhammad, I am going to need you to make me an outfit.”

I usually get that same messages from friends all the time, but this time it was different because this friend really did need me to make her an outfit. 151 more words


Little Black Dress

Hello world! It has been a while. This past month has been very crazy trying to find the finances and time to get my collection for the Alternative Fashion Week Grand Finale show completed. 224 more words

Madison Grace

I'm Finally Getting Therapy

I always carry this fear that I’ll run out of ideas. It can get pretty stressful, not just for me but for Terri as well. I start pressuring myself and usually come up with loser ideas. 140 more words


Warm Waffle Mitts

With the funds from some recent vintage yarn sales on Ravelry, I recently purchased 2 beautiful hanks of Madelinetosh DK in Cathedral. What prompted it (besides a closeout sale on that color) was lovely… 770 more words


Making a fun and easy lunch bag

I love drawing on brown paper lunch bags to give our customers.

It started last October when I forgot to bring plastic bags to the Season’s Best fair at Blaisdell. 186 more words