Friday, February 25, 2011

NY and back

Well, once again I carried my camera to the Markets in N.Y. intending to use it as the visual aid it could be. Once again, I took not a single photo. On the way back to the airport I took a couple of urban-grid shots from a moving vehicle. Coulda' been the Cleveland skyline, for all it looked like Queens. The red and white stripes were like a scarf I ordered, though- that's show related. Back at the shop, it is time to take out the MOUSE-JI paris. It is, to my eye, a thrilling group of shapes and fabrics for spring/summer. I have been holding off unpacking it as a treat for after-market. The dress is a sneak-peek.

Saturday, February 12, 2011


This week I received a delicious delivery of Italian linens from my favorite supplier in Montreal. They range from earthy/chunky to whisper thin. The first group is greys and neutrals, but the samples sent of color ranges will be too much to resist, and I am even considering some purples-not my usual choice...ever! The double-tiered drapey tank pictured is actually a wool gauze from the same company, but I think it would translate well into linen. We shall see.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011


The snow, it is falling. The birds, they are watching. The dogs, they are snoozing. And I am cutting, readying for the shop-work tomorrow, I hope. This has been the coldest, most blizzardy winter I can remember. We picked a fine time to move house, but we are in and cozy. It's a bit of fun, really, to be house-bound and nesting.