this book looks great.
a few favorites from mociun fall 09.
have you seen maria’s 3191 post from friday?
she wrote about my recent trip to portland to work on our various projects. i love staying with maria in maine… it’s true what she says about our “business” trips being equally about food as they are about work. i get to be immersed in her world, where every small thing is beautiful (not in a forced way but naturally and understated). here are some snapshots from the farmer’s market, tea shop, and eating at home. i always dread flying, but the trip back to new york is so quick, i don’t even mind it.
pretty printed tops on sale at steven alan…. i wish i could have one of each.
new work from cornelia o’donovan. i love her designs!
i’m in portland, maine right now, working with maria on various book projects. we’re excited to launching the latest book in our journal series today: journal of plants. this book is one of my favorites that we’ve made.
the idea started from the two of us being new gardeners and being fascinated by what was sprouting up from the dirt this past spring. i felt the need to catalog what was growing and we started taking snapshots of clippings from our little gardens… that grew into a bigger idea of cataloging the plants we see while traveling (my trip to paris and maria’s to san francisco), and how we keep plants in our homes.
you can peek at more here.
lunch yesterday with maria.
i have summer vacation on my mind right now… but september is coming up soon and there’s lots to look forward to. i’m excited about new classes for september, october, november and december. for now, here are the sept classes:
+SEPTEMBER SEWING TOP/DRESS WORKSHOP WITH CAL PATCH — saturday, september 19th
+SCREEN PRINTING I — thursday evenings
see more info below!
SEPTEMBER SEWING TOP/DRESS WORKSHOP WITH CAL PATCH
one 5-hour workshop
11am – 4pm
saturday, sept 19th
$125 + supplies
cal patch will be in town briefly and she’ll be teaching one of our favorite dress patterns, simplicity 3835 built by wendy pattern. lunch included! see photos of our last workshop here. you will need to bring your own sewing machine to class. if you can’t, you can email me and I will try to arrange to borrow one for you. students must arrive at class with pieces already cut out and marked, as this can take up to 2 hours and it will be otherwise impossible to finish the project in the allotted time.
SCREEN PRINTING I
this class covers my favorite methods for screen printing, starting with the basics (no experience required). learn to print on fabric and/or paper, using your own designs. if you have a particular printing project in mind (printed pillowcases, tote bags, etc), we can plan out the design, materials, and printing. the bottom two photos are projects by students from previous classes.
four 1-1/2 hour classes
thursday evenings 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1
$250 + supplies (approx. $50)
* photos above are from the last screen printing class, including artwork by designer liz libre of linda & harriet. i loved her patterns!
beautiful new top from wiksten.