I baked a cake from scratch the other day. It was a lot of work, a lot of mess (holy with the dishes!), and it didn’t turn out very pretty. Lopsided, sunken in the middle, crumbs stuck to every surface with which it came into contact; a frosted disaster. But it tasted really good, and … More I Baked a Cake and Closed a Business
Is it weird to post a tank top sewing pattern and instructions in November when I live in the Northern hemisphere? This tank top pattern is so easy to whip up; the front and back are the same pattern piece, and the neck and armholes are finished with binding tape. The pattern can be made with … More Tank Top Sewing Instructions
What an exciting year. For me; maybe yours wasn’t exciting at all. Or maybe it was shitty exciting (I’ve had a few years like that, 2010, looking at you with a screwface). At any rate, today is that last day of 2014, whether you liked it or not. Let’s reflect. I moved to a new-to-me/old-to-me … More 2014, In Review
Just a quickie post, showing you some pictures of the v-neck tops I’ve been working on! Long sleeved v-neck sweatshirts with front lace inserts, $59 at The Labour District! Limited quantities, first come, first serve!
Previously: Part 1/Part 2/Part 3/Part 4 It’s funny, and telling, that I haven’t written updates on The Labour District Diaries since the store actually opened. We are hella busy. You guys, opening a storefront isn’t for the faint of heart. You will be spending all of your time in that store. You will have … More The Labour District Diaries: Five Months In
This past Friday, we did a quick n’ dirty photo shoot for my Fall/Winter commercial line. The model is Irene Abraham, and here is her Model Mayhem profile. She did her own hair & makeup, and I did the camera work. Here are some pics, more of which can also be found on the F/W14 … More Fall Photo Shoot
Check out these lovely pictures of my dresses! They were taken by Karen Carrillo from Freedom Clothing Collective. I assume that you already know about Freedom Clothing Collective, they’re a Toronto landmark that have been selling wares made by local designers and artisans for many years. Karen btw, is a very skilled clothing designer. She … More New Dress Pics!