A few years back I posted a DIY flower tutorial on my family blog. I want to share it again here. I love these imperfect flowers, they are so easy to make and can be used for all types of fun things. Click here to see the instructions.
You can add them to ribbon and tie them to a mason jar or vase. They can be added to a present or even a skirt. I made a few and put them this dress that will be part of my pattern line.
Here is the beginning of little leona, this is my inspiration board for my first season of patterns. The first pattern is called the Be Curious Top. I am so excited to get it ready for print. I make patterns by hand, … Continue reading →
I have an addiction! (The first step is admitting it, right?) I love vintage linens. Everytime I go antiquing, I get stuck in the linen section. I can’t help myself. It doesn’t matter what I am searching for, I rarely … Continue reading →
So this month has been madness for me. I am getting close to finishing up the extra classes I need for my fashion design certifiate from Apparel Arts. Besides pattern drafting, this month I have been enrolled in computerized pattern … Continue reading →
I have been working with a wonderful friend of mine to come up with the look of Little Leona. Well, she is here. Stay tuned as these childrens patterns are released each illustrated by the incredibly talented Beth Reid. If … Continue reading →
Wow. I can’t believe I have not posted for three months. I have been busy in school taking more classes. I am currently enrolled in Design Principles, Manufacturing Practices, Construction and Pattern Drafting at Apparel Arts in San Francisco. It … Continue reading →
This month is a month of vacations for me so not as much is happening over at Little Leona. Last week our family went to Shasta Lake and stayed with our friends on their houseboat. You can read about it … Continue reading →
Well June is almost over and I am just now getting to my monthly update. Alot has been going on this month. June is always a busy time for our family, with the end of the school year and birthdays. … Continue reading →
Last month I held what I like to call “Craftivism Day” here at my house. What a great day spent with a wonderful group of friends creating bibs that will be delivered to a family who is … Continue reading →
Hello! Well, last month flew by. Just like every other month… and year. Trying to take joy in the litte things of everyday life while moving forward with great excitement for future dreams is a delicate balancing act. I can … Continue reading →