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A Year of Going Bananas

My business is celebrating its first birthday this week! The weird thing is, I wouldn’t have noticed if it hadn’t been for the Girls on the Run of Puget Sound auction I attended tonight.  It was just in time for … Continue reading

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Studio Dreams

My husband and I have recently made one of the biggest decisions of our adult lives:  to become homeowners.  So scary and so grown up and so logical (?) in this market and with these interest rates.  And exciting.  Because … Continue reading

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Aux Grandes Femmes!

Happy International Women’s Day!  I’ve loved IWD ever since studying abroad in Paris.  I lived down the hill from the Panthéon, and that year, the powers that be hung huge posters of influential women from its columns in honor of the day, … Continue reading

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The Why

Last week I gave you the what I do, so this week I wanted to give you the why I do.  🙂  A little statement of belief— I think it’s ever evolving, so I’m calling it my malleable manifesto 🙂 … Continue reading

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A love letter

Thank you for helping to make my 2011 such an amazing year. You helped me start a business, work towards expanding my size range (sizes 0 & 2 coming soon, with 18 & 20 to follow!), improve my Etsy shop, … Continue reading

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It’s a two-for!

So I wanted to bounce an idea off of you. I read a blog post from Seattle City Council member Sally Bagshaw about women’s shelters really needing new pairs of underwear right now. My first thought was, “I make underwear! … Continue reading

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Coming Up for Air

Man. What a crazy few months it’s been. Getting married really took a lot of the energy and focus I had away from my fledgling underwear empire, rightly, but it feels good to be back. I made my dress: And … Continue reading

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