when the Kid was first born, he received a beautiful jinbei and a pair of traditional japanese zori sandals (pictured above). the jinbei, he eventually grew out of, but the zori sandals still fit (sort of). i’ve been meaning to replace his now too small jinbei for a while now, and when i stumbled upon dans la lune’s jinbei pattern, i decided it was a must do summer project! a jinbei can be thought of as traditional japanese loungewear. it’s worn by both adults and…
the design team at liberty has refreshed their tana lawn Classics collection, introducing some entirely new prints, re-colouring existing prints in an unexpected way and editing out some long-time favorites. examples of new prints include Prince George (above in color ways A and D), issued to celebrate the birth of Prince George to the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and Ciara (below). we were surprised at how different some of the re-coloured Classics are. check-out the new Strawberry Thief palates — the 3 new colourways we…
nyc might be covered in snow but liberty’s spring summer 2014 collection has landed! yipee! we selected 16 delicious prints: theodora a isle of wight (a and c) queue for the zoo (a and c) forget-me-nots a delilah cavendish a daniel’s dj poppy’s patchwork b willow (b and d) jess and jean (a and c) ombrellino a asaka a juno’s garden c
our sartorial-minded friend (you know, the one that commissioned us to knit somerset) has been hounding us for the past 2 years to make him a pair of splendid earmuffs. of course, he didn’t wear the over the head variety . . . the ear muffs had to be the sort that went behind one’s neck. when we actually set about the task, it took us about 6 months to track down a “behind the neck” ear muff frame supplier . . . but we did and…
the baby has been growing like a weed in his first year. when he hit 28.5″ in length at six months, we noticed that he had outgrown his bath towels along with most clothing meant for a 12 month old.
think spring! the loveliest liberty tana lawn collection yet . . . find them in our liberty shop here!
oh me oh my! we have a winner: Lisa N!
we added a few more tana lawn classics to our repertoire. the individual prints can be found as follows: top row (from left to right) Small Susanna D Ros F Edenham E bottom row (from left to right) Lodden B Wiltshire S Strawberry Thief G
(Glencott House A) oh my goodness! how excited are we! we finally managed to post our selection of new liberty tana lawn fabrics to the shop . . . and they’re quirky, delicate and full of liberty goodness! (Boadicea B, also available in A — a light green ) (Kerry’s Flock A) (Elevenses C) (Powell B, also available in A — dark brown on spruce) (Eternal Flame A) (Glaister C)
we were able to get our hands on a bit more of Liberty’s Ornithology print . . . we have the blue variety in stock again and some of their earthy brown cousins decided to tag along as well!