Thursday, June 16, 2011

MN Cozies

I heart MN summers.  We all know they're gonna be short, so we make it count, don't just save it for the weekends.  At the end of the day, hit the backyard with a cold can, start the grill.  Basic perfection right there.  And in this season of outdoor drinking, a cozy is pretty much one of the bare essentials.  You don't want your beer sweating all over you, getting warm.  Sad!

I made this first set for a custom order.  The design comes from the MN Love series, and it's def one of my favorites.  Kinda coveting the green one actually.  After stitching the design onto repurposed fabric, I quilted it into cozy shape and added the elastic tab to make sure it hugs the brew nice and tight.

This set is taken, but follow the jump to peek at the other cozies still for sale in the shop.

Set of Two Radiant MN Cozies from the MN Love Series: custom order

Quilting detail from green Radiant MN cozy

Quilting detail from red Radiant MN cozy

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Summer. For Real!

It hit a hundred degrees on Tuesday, and Wednesday was the last day of class for my dudes, so it's official: summer's here!  I've been soaking up the sun like a crazy lady.  So exciting!  And also a complete one-eighty from that one time (and then also that other time) I was sad about clouds.

But bad attitudes are in the past now.  It's time for awesome summertime handbags!  These are all freshly listed in my Etsy shop, so be sure to visit there for the real nitty gritty.  Also!  I've been doing so much custom work lately.  So much.  Which I totally love.  So if these aren't quite your speed or you just want something all your own, definitely contact me for details.  I promise, it's super easy!

Paisley Shoulder Bag at

Paisley Shoulder Bag bead detail

Blue Chambray Wrislet bow detail

Blue Chambray Wristlet at
Beachy White Mini-Wristlet bow detail

Beachy White Mini-Wristlet at