December 2012 | Whole 9 Yards

Archive | December, 2012

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Houndstooth

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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