This girl is pure magic!! You know her from her beautiful exquisite pottery That I post regularly !! My Argentinian friend Ani Alonso is pure love!! She is so lovely and talented and encourages everyone to find their path in life!! I love her for her spark and enthusiasm! So when she came by the Surtex booth last year I gave her this felt Garland because she touched me with her beauty!! I love how her dog looks in all this color. Her beautiful friend that joins her also glows with radiance. As always I have a brain Fart with names! Ani please give her our love!! Anyway you always keep it real and share the love..Thank you Ani!!!
Can you keep a secret? Since I totally trust my Paganelli Peeps, I’m going to let it all out…just don’t tell my boss…
You guys, I have the BEST job in the world! I get to be surrounded by incredible people and breathtaking fabrics all day. We chat, we work, we craft, there are puppies here…what more could you ask for? I feel so incredibly lucky and grateful to have landed a job with Sis Boom that if someone dared me to eat dirt, I’d totally do it!
So, what has me jumping for joy today? The answer is: the job perks, of course!
Yesterday the most incredible dress arrived at the office and I got to try it on!!
This patchwork Good Company (in stores November 2014) dress was inspired by a J.Crew silhouette and the seamstress absolutely nailed it! Not only was it super comfortable, but it ended up being super convenient during a business meeting as well. When speaking about Jennifer’s upcoming line, Good Company (did I mention it will be available in stores November 2014), I simply stood up to reveal what was to come!
What else did I do for the hour I spent in the dress? Craft and snap some selfies, of course!
Hope everyone enjoys the sneak peek at the collection!
Nothing motivates us harder at Sis Boom than the love we receive from all of you so today we’re celebrating Jenny Eliza through your eyes! So here are some “#JennyEliza” pics we found within the past week on Instagram! We hope they bring you as much joy as they bring us:Keep the photos coming!!–Lisa
We are so smitten with this line and can’t thank you enough for creating all the beauty we are seeing on social media and we can’t say enough thank yous for all you do. You enrich our lives with the items you create and inspire all of us with your unique eye!! So many talents so many gifts and we are struck dumb everyday with the multitude of ideas. We love Jenny Eliza and see that you love it also. Currently this line is selling at JoAnns and we couldn’t be more pleased with the Launch. Their website has to keep replenishing the goods and that’s never a bad thing!!! Please feel free to buy online. So we had our wonderful photographer friend Tim Geaney (photographer to the stars) take some whimsy so you can see the breathtaking quality of these fabrics for themselves.
We are THRILLED to be announcing the girl’s version of the ladies Tortola today, The Tobago pattern. The pattern Goes from size 3/6m all the way up to 13/14! Each size has the option for a little ‘V’ slit in front, and multiple cutting length options so you can have dress or shirt or anywhere in between length! The sizes up to and including 3/4 have a loop or tie option for the back to accommodate the toddler/baby head sizes easily into the shirt. 5/6 and above have a straight across back piece like the Tortola pattern. Check out Carla’s pretty niece in her dress length Tobago made from Sisboom fabric’s new line, Beauty Queen. Still need the Tortola to coordinate with your bamboozal? Look here into the bundle available til October. or go straight to the source…here. To see all the Tortolas and Tabagos please check in at our sister Pattern place Scientific seamstress. Oh and guess what…
You can buy it HERE in our etsy, and until July 16, 2014 it is on intro pricing of only $5 !!!
Get ready for a photo tutorial of the Valentines Bouquet you all loved. Get some valentine scrapbook paper, maybe some sheet music, some stripes if you want and you will need 18-20 gauge wire so you can glue both ends with hearts. Cut out 40 hearts and 40 backs to those hearts. Place hearts on either end of 12″ wire stem put scrapbook paper and sheet music back to back and sandwich in the wire. Use a 2″ punch for best results! See supplies below, very easy project.
Picking up where we left off..
Okay so you have your hearts on wires now so fold the bunch in half, close hand around gently..bend back the hearts and flip the music sheet to the back or whatever you like the sheet music can be on top( they are on wire so whatever you choose will be on the top…press them outward (that’s why we use wire 20 gauge) then when they are all out hold with a rather firm grip and spread them to make a bouquet, so they progressively go out. , wrap ribbon around the wire once you have determined your bouquet is where you like it..use hot glue and wrap ribbon around the stem to the top..seal with hot glue..then in the middle of the bouquet put hot glue and add a button or some other vintage castoff or an old jewel..and voila Give it to the one you love!!!! Please let me know how you did.
Soon to come to our shop..sequined 7″ trees $38.00. Not as easy as they look and they are amazing!!! Crafts is my middle name and I love our Holiday show for our chance to show you what’s been budding over at Sis Boom. I have way too much fun doing what I love. These trees are no exception!! So here is your personal invite! Barbara Strawser with her Angels and Mermaids will have her own space so please come say Hello and there will be plenty of Lucky Girl on hand and lots of items made from your favorite Sis Boom fabrics. We love when you travel distances and come hangout with us it sweetens our lives!!! Well I better get back to work, the elves are a bit overwhelmed!! See you soon!
Barbara Strawser with her Angels and Mermaids will have her own space so please come say Hello and there will be plenty of Lucky Girl on hand and lots of items made from your favorite Sis Boom fabrics.
Our intern artist Lauren Cody was commissioned to revamp the vintage Putz Houses that had seen better days. Lacking their luster Lauren went to work this past summer to renovate these little houses from the past and gave them character . Wow, they are so happy now and definitely a place I would like to live. Love you guys. Thanks Lauren for the love you pour into these. More Houses at our show below..xo
PS Barbara Strawser will be here and she can’t wait to meet you all!!
So let’s change it up and use some of the projects from Girls World to make Holiday items. You are going to love this one. Who doesn’t love a little felt in their lives? Vintage pom poms? Ok so I got your attention. I’m sure you all remember the banner in Girls World. It was a Happy Birthday banner but I changed it up a bit to now say Merry Christmas. You will need wool felt I got mine on Etsy, stabilizer backing, diecuts from Maya Road the white flowery part, and felt letters called stickit’s mine are from ebay. Of course a Girls World Book to keep you on track. The sentiment is all yours..You make it up!! So love that you come by it means the world to me!!!
So it’s official, dates are set and I am hustling in the craft room getting ready for all of you!!!! We have some awesome ideas and they are now coming to life!! Lucky Girl will be in stock by then and you can come get you some. Because the show is early you can even make something up. Yes check the dates, in early November this year, so you will have the gifts you need to celebrate the season. Here are a few of the things we have been preparing. Pricing is all under $40.00 each for items listed below.