Friday, February 26, 2010


Look at these fabulous new magazines that we now carry! Although, really they are more books than magazine, they are keepers, you know? Come check them out!

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Denyse Schmidt patterns!

Did I tell you we got in the new Denyse Schmidt patterns! I've never quilted before (it seems way to scary to me) but I think I'm going to give the Hills and Hollers a go..

Speaking of H&H's have you ever played the Hills and Hollers game? It's fun in an old-timey way...right E?

At Liberty magazine

Such a nice lift to my morning to open my email and see that Liberty has launched a new online magazine. Kind of makes up for the fact that I can't breathe through my nose..

enchanted wedding

Are you going to the Enchanted wedding event from the Wedding hive tonight? I'll be there helping out with the fashion show..maybe I"ll see you there!
Remember, even if you don't need wedding stuff, it will still be a fun show to go to!

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Belle Skirt class update

Hey, so I know I was all "Belle Skirt Class March 17th--Be there!" but it turns out that March 17th is St Patricks Day. Now, obviously this isn't a holiday on my radar and I would be happy to keep it this day but -- have you ever been to Westport on St. Patricks Day? Well, let's just say that we (and most other area businesses that aren't bars) close that day because the chaos is too much for us! And since I don't want my sewers to come out of class to find puke on their car I think we should switch it to the 18th. Same time, same place --one day later. Sorry for the confusion! Sign up now...816.756.0855

Wayne's house

Aha! I figured it out! The Chanel Spring 2010 couture collection is totally the clothing equivalent of Wayne Coynes' house! Pitchfork recently put up a little blurb about The Flaming Lips frontman's home renovation, and I have to admit that I'm a little obsessed with it (Good job Fitzsimmons Architects!). I would love to live there, and now I want to tile my house in white and use paint whatever is leftover in the amazing blue he used.

Sewing Circle tonight!

Don't forget! Bon bon/Bernina sewing circle is tonight at the Bernina store out south! We had lots of fun last time, it is sure to be so this week as well! Everyone is welcome!

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bernina Sewing Center
7251 W. 97th St.
Overland Park, KS

Chanel 2010 S

Looking at Chanel's Spring 2010 couture collection, it got me thinking that it reminded me of something..I can't quite put my finger on it though..

Anyway, the clothes were gorgeous (although, I thought some were a bit mumsy..and to be honest I don't dig the whole shorts/suit thing, but I am not a fan of shorts so I might be biased) however, I can't stop looking at the hair and bows. Lately for me, the bigger the better with hair..

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Sewing Classes!

Mark your calendars, we are starting sewing classes again! I will post the full class list (through June) soon, but for March....

Intro to Knitting
5-7 pm
E will give you a knitting crash course that will get you ready for any projects that might come your way!

Belle Skirt Class

5:30-8:30 pm
Betsy will show you how to make this simple but super cute skirt!

Marlo Bloom Handbag

Jamie will show you the ways of this handbag pattern that is reversible! Two bags in one!

If you are interested in taking any of the classes please call us at 816.756.0855 or email me at for more information!

Liberty sneak peek..

Liberty sneak peek up at Refinery 29! Time to start planning the strategy...

By the way, I was at Target the other day--where there are HUGE displays for the upcoming Liberty collection all over the place--and so I asked one of the employees if there are some Target stores in KC that will get more of the Liberty collection than others. Dead silence--she looked at me like I had grown two heads. So I said, you know, the Liberty collection (behind me were huge signs hanging and at my feet on her counter was a six foot long sign) anyway after a long blank stare she said that no store every knew what they were going to get. At any rate I just thought it was funny because we were practically surrounded by promotions for the line and she had absolutely no idea what I was talking about...

Koi Suwannagate

I am a total sucker for 3 things: Good knitwear, kimono inspiration, and pockets. Which means Koi Suwannagate gets a thumbs up for her Fall 2010 collection. I love how sculptural she has made her knits, and apparently there are pockets in almost everything, so that's cool too..Oh, and I dig the whole turban/headscarf thing--turbans are so surprisingly flattering, aren't they?

Friday, February 19, 2010


Speaking of MAC Cosmetics, and since I am almost always speaking of Liberty of London...did you know that there will be a Liberty MAC collection this spring? So now, I can't just save up for all the stuff I'm going to get at Target, but MAC as well. I'm going to have to get another job. By the way, there is a single page in this months InStyle that shows a roundup of Liberty Target/MAC items..

I so want this chair..

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Mahogany lips

According to Refinery 29 those amazing lips from Risto were made with a single lip liner..MAC's mahogany liner. Do you think I can get down there before they sell out? I love a red lip. Especially matte -- I almost always have matte lipstick, I think the color is stronger for lack of shine. And it lasts forever..

Harvey Faircloth

Dear Harvey Faircloth: Round of applause for your Spring/Summer 2010 collection, especially those navy pants, which could be the nicest pants ever made. E, don't you think those are the nicest pants ever? You should totally get those..

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Liberty of London for Target Commercial!

Did you see the Liberty of London Target ad? I actually gasped aloud when it came on and jumped up from the couch (like I would be able to go and get the goods right then) Anyway, it looks as though they are starting to release images! Go check out the commercial here

Not just delicious cookies..

Jackets, swimsuits, horrible green 70's pants, scarves--does the merchandise never end? Well, anyway, sorry to immerse you in GS paraphernalia--I just thought that it was awesome that behind all the camping and whatnot there was a world of kind of awesome stuff.