Flags Handmade From Bandanas — Inspiration to Keep Sewing

Recently I finished making 65 flags from bandanas for a Levis project. This version was considerably less time consuming than the previous set of flags which were all made from vintage Levis jeans. From sourcing bandanas to sewing them together …

Today's Obsession: Classic Summer

Let’s have a style moment today, and a weekend project too: I need some new jeans for summer like whoa. All I have at the moment is a couple pair of 510’s which are great but getting little threadbare from …

Levis Creates WaterLess Jeans

We finished building it and hand painting the logo on it last night, it is an amazing 18′ tall gorgeous piece of work. I applaud the efforts of Levis, way to go.Now, we sleep. In an effort to promote water …

Vintage Paint by Numbers

The big project of the season for me has been the production and distribution of a life sized paint-by-numbers forest for each window in the Levi stores. The inspiration was vintage paint by numbers artwork. We printed the artwork on …

Jason Polan, Levi's, San Francisco & Art!

Jason Polan is a New York artist I’ve mentioned before. Recently, during my first visit to San Francisco (lovely city!) I found Polan finishing up a 20-day… um, thing for the newest Levi’s campaign “We Are All Workers.” I hesitate …

120 Blind Mice

I was recently asked to make 120 felt mice to sprinkle in the Levi’s windows. Of course, I have never felted, so I knew this would be a good one. It was more challenging than inspiring, but both have a …

Inspired by TeePees

The perfect design A while back I stayed in a teepee while on vacation and it was the best sleep I have ever had. I could have just been really tired which would not be crazy but I like to …

Dream Houses – Make My Job Easier

Mom just sent me a slew of new inspiring tree houses so I am adding them into this old entry. Funny how Mom and I have the same 2 favorites… Yellow Treehouse Restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand. The pine and …

Mad for Macramé

I am going to talk about what inspires me for my day to day projects and life in general—they all seem to bleed together. (Not much separation between work and play these days. It is almost all full of the …