Summer Skirt Giveaway

Here it is…the giveaway of the century! Or, well, at least it feels that big to me. I’ve been itching to share this giveaway and it’s finally here. We are picking a winner every weekday this week and hopefully you’re one of them! With a week full of prizes, it would be smart of you […]

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Around the New Studio

I love seeing other peoples’ workspaces and current projects so I thought it might be interesting to show you mine. In April, Marcy (another apparel maker), Meredith (a painter), and I moved into a new studio space.  It’s taken a while for us to move, get settled, and make everything feel like a functional (and cute) […]

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Behind The Scenes Video

What do you get when you give me a sewing machine, fabric, friends, beer, and a photo studio?  You get this. We had so much fun at the photoshoot for The Paraders’ first mini-collection that I had to make a little mashup video of the behind-the-scenes action.  Not a bad way to spend a Sunday, […]

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Circle Skirts!

Remember that blog post a couple weeks ago where I mentioned that I was working on a secret mini-collection?  Well, it’s FINALLY HERE!  In addition to working on a full S/S 2016 Paraders collection, I just launched a Circle Skirt Shop full of small-batch, limited edition prints!  I’m super proud of the designs and hope you […]

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Making moves

Spring is here and I’m on the move! We’ve been so lucky in Portland with an early spring and I’ve tried my hardest to get outside on a regular basis to enjoy the sunshine and gorgeous blooms that are starting to show. On The Paraders front, I have so many exciting things to share with […]

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