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What makes a classic, classic?  Obviously there are some patterns and motifs that are re-used over and over and, for the most part, we never tire of them.  We may fall harder for certain ones from time to time, but for us something qualifies as a classic when it can be successfully reinterpreted year after year.When […]

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“Work the Problem”

Even with the best of efforts, we all know that things go awry from time to time.  I like to think it is how you respond to problems that really define your working character.  My father always said, Let’s work the problem. Recently we had just such an opportunity.  We had worked out a design […]

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“Amy Chair” Happiness

Typically when I do an “Amy Chair“ I start by getting to know the client, where the chair is going to be in their home, and what sort of feeling they want it to have.  Together, we pick the main fabric and the chair frame and then I go to work choosing complimentary fabrics, and […]

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Before & After

This fantastic before & after comes to us from our lovely customer Bernadette (and her adorable daughter!) She says “Amy helped me figure out the fabric and it turned out beautifully. It adds the perfect pop of fun to what was before my conservative and boring living room. Thanks to you it is now so […]

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Warm Gray for Winter!

We all know about the usual color palette for fall/winter – who doesn’t love those deep rich jewel tones? They sure are rich and cozy!  But lately I have been wanting to switch things up a bit – so let’s look at a few other color palette combinations. It may seem like a bit of […]

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New on the Floor!

I look at a lot of fabric.  I mean A LOT. That’s why I own a fabric store! While there is a lot of great pattern and design out there, I simply can not bring everything in. Different patterns make their way into the store because they fill a particular design niche, a color lust, or […]

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Library Rocker

Now this is a before and after! We call this handsome gentleman the Library Rocker. I love this combination of rich plaid, classic hounds-tooth, and caramel velvet. He is selling for $900, but wont be here long!

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