All posts from Susi

  • Makery, Los Altos

    A friend of mine suggested a field trip to the Makery in Los Altos, CA, It is the marriage of a high-end craft shop and a high-end fabric store with project areas thrown in to boot. There are finish... Sep 22, 2014 - No Comments

  • PPR Challeng #8 Rainway: House of Cornish

    This was one of the most clever challenges I have watched in a long time. We needed to make an avant garde look that would also hold up in the RAIN! Let’s start the show. This dress, you will s... Sep 18, 2014 - No Comments

  • PPR Challege #7 BIG Jewels – House of Cornish

    This week we were given the task of creating an event worthy look to pair with high, high end jewelry. I bring you my vision: I sound like a crazy diluted contestant, but really, I could not be more ... Sep 11, 2014 - 2 Comments

  • IC Challenge: “Life-Changing Crackers”

    For this Iron Craft challenge we are making something with the letter C…. In our house, I have been changing the way we eat. And as part of that change I have tried to find and serve less “... Sep 10, 2014 - No Comments

  • Tinkerbell on the Runway

    I have never forced my daughter to do crafts. I offer supplies that are age appropriate and just let her do what she wants. So imagine my surprise and delight when she marched directly up to me and sa... Sep 08, 2014 - 4 Comments

  • PPR Unconventional Wedding Dress – House of Cornish

    We were supposed to make an unconventional wedding dress, with the burlesque dancer for inspiration. I will just stand on the runway and defend the concept of this dress. It is meant for a beach side... Sep 04, 2014 - 3 Comments

  • Project: Sewing Pattern Cork Board

    In preparing my new room at school, they hung some great cork boards on the walls, and I asked if I could go ahead and apply a treatment to one of them. I was given the green light. My goal was to do ... Sep 03, 2014 - 2 Comments

  • PPR “Short, Tight and Shiny” challenge, #5 House of Cornish

    This week’s challenge: Design a dress for Heidi. She likes a “surprise”. For me a “surprise” is when my husband says “lets eat out tonight honey”. What she me... Aug 28, 2014 - 2 Comments

  • PPR Red Robin Men’s wear Redo: House of Cornish

    This week the old tuxes came out of a fast food joint. It was a little bit odd. How clever is Kathy??!!?!?!?! She organized to send all of our faithful regulars a gosh awful Ken tux in the mail, well ... Aug 21, 2014 - 3 Comments

  • Stitch Lab Project: Toile Embriodery

    I taught a week summer camp at the Stitch Lab. It was a popular offering and ten kids signed up! Whoo! There are six machines in the room and ten girls signed up, so you can do the math on that. T... Aug 20, 2014 - 6 Comments