Simple Embroidered Portrait

Recently, a close friend announced she was pregnant with her first child! Combining my drawing and sewing skills, I created a simple embroidered portrait of the family.

Heirloom Quilt

The quilt was literally spilling its insides out of holes like these.

Randolph Street Market Review

One way to curate a unique wardrobe while reducing your environmental footprint is to shop vintage. The Randolph Street Market, held once a month in Chicago’s Near West Side, consists of a patchwork of sellers catering to a wide range of sensibilities. We popped over to the market on an unseasonably warm and sunny Saturday…

A Labor of Love

Many of us have an overflowing wardrobe (and closet and dresser), but only a few treasured pieces. What are those most prized possessions and why are they important?