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Years ago I made a fabulous reverse appliqué of my sewing logo, and while I love the embroidery the shirt wasn’t that great. Some combination of the color, V-neck (often awkward on me), and clinginess of the fabric meant that I never wore the shirt. I don’t think I ever actually wore it out of the house after that photo shoot in 2010. That’s insane, because it’s a great design (courtesy of my husband Jason) and I put a lot of time into the stitching.

fleur de logo tee, made by Julianne

I had a really hard time making the first cut into the shirt, but I’m so glad I did it! This fuchsia and white jersey was about to be donated to the local Boys’ and Girls’ Club, but at the last minute I snatched it for this project. I whipped up the top in about 20 minutes, start to finish, and just cut into the fabric without worry about patterns.

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I’ve been a big fan of kimono sleeves on knit tops for a while, and of stripe fabric, and it’s purely a coincidence that these two elements are a trend! right now. I went a little loose on the torso of the shirt, cause I can always take it in later.


fleur de logo tee, made by Julianne

It’s been so warm in LA lately that I’m sure I’ll have plenty of opportunities to wear my tee shirt immediately. I mean, I know that LA is SoCal, but last year I was bundled up every single day!


bicycle seat covers


After I made my upholstered and painted saddles I wanted to come up with other ways to customize a bike. Well, I’m still focusing on the seat, but this time with a removable cover.

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These covers are completely made from recycled materials! The fleurs des lis are cut out of cotton, and then glued and stitched onto durable teal corduroy. The tops are lined with thick vinyl, adding some serious rain-protection (this way, only the fast-drying cover gets wet, instead of your whole saddle getting saturated and taking days to dry!). The sides are stretchy polyester, which will wear great and fit well over any seat. There’s a drawstring cord at the bottom of the cover to keep it tight.

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Plus, they look awesome.

fleur de lis bicycle seat cover

I’ll be selling these for $30 each at the Freret Market on 3 April, or you can get one at my Etsy shop!

I was super psyched to see my covers featured on Miss Malaprop’s blog!

Also posted on Craftster.