~I picked this super well loved jersey from the thrift not knowing exactly how I was gonna keep all the things I loved about it while turning it into something sassy and wearable. This could easily have been turned into one of the usual raglan style re~T's that I dig making. The problem with that was I was completely in love with the vintage V neck and the jersey style yoke at the top of the shirt, and I would have to chop that off to accommodate my usual pattern. In addition to wanting to keep some of the cool yoke I wanted to maximize the length hopefully even add a little. I have found that when I add the raglan sleeves I can actually lengthen a shirt by a few inches (something to make good use of). So I made the sleeves a little longer in the neck and made them outta jersey knit for extra stretch! I am thrilled with all the results of my solutions! I am also a little bubbled over by the name BOB on the back....might be a keeper.
~ So a sweet shiny friend of mine but a wee fire under my tush recently to let her do a photo shoot of my clothes on hawt babes. Of course I was a nervous Nelly about the whole thing. For who knows why? because it was super fun and wondrous ...magical really!! These are just a handful of raw images but I was soooo excited to share!!!!Hoping to put together a look book soon!! Also the available items will be posted in the shop soon or you can contact me if you see something you just gotta get!!
clothing; belle and burger photography; Annick Masseteau make-up; Sara Barrera models; Laura Berkebile Callan Muckleroy Sara Barrera
~I was just making my third batch in 2 weeks and thought i would share my hybrid granola recipe....its a hybrid from Martha and everything I had in the kitchen. I was super pleased with the molasses addition...luv me some backstrap so I am always looking for new recipes to include it in!!
2 c old fashioned rolled oats
1c shredded coconut
3/4c raw pumpkin seeds
3/4 c walnuts
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 c veg oil
1/8 c honey
1/8 c molasses
2 TB ground flax seeds
1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
1/2 c chopped apricots
1tb sesame oil (unrefined not toasted)
preheat oven 350
combine oats, nuts, salt, seeds and coconut in large bowl
whisk oil, honey, and molasses in a separate bowl pour over and toss to coat all your oats.
bake on a rimmed cookie (tossing about 10 min in)sheet til golden and delish..bout 15 min! Let cool stir in flax seeds, fruit and sesame oil....yummy!
~I am very excited about this new apron skirt. Which is basically two gathered waist aprons sewn front to back with a wide waist band that ties in a big bow. There is a small opening that has snap closure. The skirt uses enough fabric that a sheer lawn cotton is perfect and I love using a small print calico for the waist and a larger floral for the skirt. It really is the perfect skirt to hit the dance hall in and HonkyTonk.....