Thursday, October 28, 2010

PRODUCT: The Ultrasuede Hair Comb

Made of little multi-colored ultrasuede leaves (hand-cut), these large fascinators have a comb hand-sewn to the back.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

PRODUCT: The Flip & Switch Cuff

These cuffs are made of buttery-soft leather and have 6 interchangeable fabric buttons to switch out to match an outfit or match a mood.

Viva Vitae!

Stop by Vitae Design Collective at 400 E. Locust in the East Village and check out the selection of products from Little Pretties!

NEW PRODUCTS (and lots of 'em) after Nov. 6th!!

Photos from Vitae's flickr photostream.

Photos 3 & 4 are from the Little Pretties/RockNReconstruct Trunk Show, and photo 5 is from the flier for the Trunk Show.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A Blog Mention

Thank you to Judy Sebern Beachy for the nice mention on her blog Split in Two. I had made her a custom "Wear-With-All" necklace (multistrand with colorful glass beads, hand-linked). She is shown wearing it in the photo. (She also ordered one for a friend!)

Check out her blog at:

...and if you ever need a CUSTOM ORDER, just email me at

Visit Little Pretties on Pinterest

Pinterest is a site that allows a person to compile pin-boards of the things they love.

Check out the things that inspire me and make me happy!

I've also compiled a huge collection of what I consider the best craft/sewing tutorials online.

East Village Sunday Bazaar

Pictures of Little Pretties at the East Village Sunday Bazaar events. Photos 1 & 2 are by Sarah Goldschadt.

Random Project: The Squirrel Jacket

I embroidered a squirrel on the chest of an old jacket I had lying around. The pattern for the squirrel is vintage, which I love!

You can find Little Pretties at these stores:

Look for Little Pretties in the following places:

Vitae Design Collective 400 E. Locust

Instinct Gallery (Des Moines Social Club) 1408 Locust

The Art Store (starting Nov. 1)

Little Pretties will be at the following events:

Please stop by and see Little Pretties at these events if you're in the Des Moines area...a great opportunity to buy handmade!

Saturday, Oct. 30 : Market Day 300 SW 5th Street 9am-2pm

Sunday, Oct. 31 : East Village Sunday Bazaar along E. 5th Street 12pm-4pm

Saturday, Nov. 6 : Craft Saturday 4th Street Theater 216 4th Street next to Java Joe's 12pm-6pm

Birdie Ornaments

New from Little Pretties, felt bird ornaments with blanket stitching and jeweled eyes. Just in time for the holidays!

I won a Dwell design contest!

I entered a design contest about Josef Albers and his views on color...and won! Check out the full story!

Little Pretties is on Etsy!

Please visit my Etsy store!