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Portland, Or
Creating Modern Heirlooms
Interests: history, fashion, textiles, earth, culture, color
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JIBRI Plus Size Flapping Grace Dress via Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 17, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
More than a thousand readers and industry pros cast their votes—meet the winning Oregon wedding experts and find out what makes them so extraordinary. By Alisa Welch & Liz Hummer via Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 14, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
Check out the new Love June collection! Thanks to Kate Kelly Photography for the fun photo shoot and the rapid fire turnaround! Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
Anyone else think that Sara Blakely, creator of Spanx, is a genius? Cotton Compression Crew, body shaping undershirt. $58 Body Shaping one piece swimsuit (WANT IT!), $198 Slimming Sexy Slip, $198 Check out the awesome new line called Hot Contour,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
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Mar 15, 2010
For years I've sent women of all ages to department stores like Nordstrom for their wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, and mother's dresses. The selection is good, the prices are very reasonable, and you'll find something that was meant to wear... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
It is very exciting, Holly! (Sorry about the SNAFU!)
Toggle Commented Feb 25, 2010 on No-Waste Pattern Method at Handcrafted with Love
Had a great time yesterday at the Bravo Wedding Affair. Here's a few pics of our room and my lovely models. For those of you looking for the dresses that were featured at the showcase, I'm in the process of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
A number of years ago I started toying with the idea of putting garments together using patterns that didn't create fabric waste. The idea was solidified in my head when I read an article about African textiles and the tradition... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
Now is the time where many women are newly engaged and shopping for wedding gowns. Buying a gown online doesn't need to be a scary endeavor, but you do need to keep a few things in mind. Here's your guide... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
Love June now has a brand spankin' new Fan Page on Facebook! Become a fan and get instant updates from our blog, see new project photos as soon as they're posted, and get the inside scoop on the otherwise unpublished... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
This year I had the pleasure of being invited to Oregon State University to speak at a career symposium for the students of the Design and Human Environment program, which houses the apparel design, merchandising, interior design, and housing studies... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
I love unique jewelry, and I get so bored sometimes with the offerings out there for bridal ring sets. Seems like if you want something special and different you have to head to Etsy and take a chance or just... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
Here's another spread featuring Love June gowns by Cully Wright. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
WOW um, like, months ago a local photographer Cully Wright borrowed some of my gowns for a photo shoot. I've had the images for a while, and I'm finally getting around to posting them! Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
Ooooohhhhh this is so awesome! I just ordered one! Hopefully I'll now put an end to my endless free floating pages with sketches and it'll all be in one place! Gotta love new ways to organize!
Toggle Commented Jan 28, 2010 on Design with Hokey Croquis at Bobbin Talk
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Either nobody wore dresses worth taking pictures of at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last weekend, or people just had a hard time finding something to wear. May I suggest a Love, June piece? Again, good GOD you look amazing,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
I know I know everyone with a fashion blog does this, but with good reason! Some of these dresses are amazing, and so inspiring! Here are a couple of my faves: Kate Hudson seems to be a hit or miss,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
Just got these beautiful pics in from Mahea, who got married in the Bay Area in September in her beautiful cornflower blue custom Love, June gown! Thank you, Mahea! Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2010 at Handcrafted with Love
Okay, so by now it's probably old news...but I just heard of this great fundraising project/social commentary/fashion experiment called "The Uniform Project," and you should check it out. Basically, in an effort to create a truly sustainable and wearable design,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2009 at Handcrafted with Love
Just got these cute photos of Kelley's custom gown from her photographer, Darrell Brock. Thanks, Darrell! Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2009 at Handcrafted with Love
FINALLY got around to checking out Cat's pictures from the big day! Here are a few...courtesy Alyssa Jul Photography. Cat has a great blog that is updated frequently, all notes from planning her wedding and the details therein! Check it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2009 at Handcrafted with Love
My new line is coming together...slowly, but surely. The theme I'm working with this time around is the courthouse wedding, while employing my same techniques for patternmaking and construction as always: not cutting the fabric so no textile waste is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2009 at Handcrafted with Love
Sorry, ladies. This isn't the secret post to find those cheap ass designer knockoffs so you can have your cake and eat it too. Just the opposite. As a custom designer, I frequently get requests for price quotes. Of course,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2009 at Handcrafted with Love