Friday, August 6, 2010

A "Serge" of Adrenaline...

The merger of paper and fabric is about as hot a fantasy as I can muster.

Our friends at Sew, Mama, Sew just announced a giveaway of the AMAZING Husqvarna Viking s21 Serger. I'm not usually one to enter blog giveaways, but this one I can not resist. I NEED this serger! I have had so many ideas revolving around the marriage of my favorite fabrics and papers, but in order to make them come to life in an affordable-to-the-public fashion, I need a serger. The truth is seam finishing is just too complicated and time consuming to do on my little Singer sewing machine. This machine could inspire an entirely new revenue stream for me! Just think... letterpressed and sewn invitations, book covers, personal goods...

One letterpress project I completed recently for clients Angela and Brian of San Diego made use of the sewing machine. I was quite pleased with the outcome - so clean, semi-formal, yet maintaining that hand-crafted feel:

And then there were the baby shower invitations I put together for a good friend of mine:

And to think, this is only the BEGINNING! I think it is obvious how much farther one could take this concept with a dream serger like the HV s21. Keeping my fingers crossed, and DREAMING of all the fun serging in my future! Please, oh, please - this mama needs to sew!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Blog Feature!

OK, so this one was solicited... no shame in a little self-promotion! But I couldn't help myself when I saw the call for baby announcements from Lyndsey over at The Stationery Place blog. The Paper Girl herself is pregnant with her first baby (congratulations!) and is running daily features on baby announcements. It was the perfect opportunity to share the announcement we designed for our little Naomi.
Hmmm... Speaking of babies, maybe now is a good time to announce that we are working on a little side-project of our own... Naomi is going to be a BIG SISTER! We're due with baby no.2 in September!


Saturday, February 20, 2010

Unsolicited Blog Feature!

This post is incredible. Seriously. Tara, you are going to make me cry... Thank you so much! Read the entire post at Pacific Bride Guide...

Monday, February 1, 2010

R.I.P. Fax Machine

We're moving into the 21st century and we're taking our clients, colleagues, and vendors with us. We've officially killed our fax line so proofs, contracts, quotes, etc. will have to be delivered via email from now on. Sorry if this makes your life harder, but we're considering it tough love.

RIP fax machine, 198? - 2010

Saturday, January 23, 2010


OK, type-o-philes... enjoy this "Open Letter to James Cameron from Papyrus" posted on Pr*tty Sh*tty.

I think I just peed myself.