Textile Works by Amber Avalos and Amy Cools: Gallery Show Up!

Amber and I hung the show today! And we’re so excited! Well, mostly Amber and the incomparable Vincent Avalos did: how lucky are we to have the head guy of installations at the Asian Art Museum volunteer his time to help us display everything just so?!? I can’t thank Vincent enough. So we’ll be there… Continue reading Textile Works by Amber Avalos and Amy Cools: Gallery Show Up!

Plaid Friday goes all week long at AC Clothing and Bags and afterglow vintage!

              Kristin Skirt – AC Clothing and Bags / Red wool dress with striped black piping soon to arrive at afterglow vintage To celebrate Plaid Friday, all about supporting small and independent businesses during the holiday season, afterglow vintage is offering this coupon for the whole week. Take 20% off… Continue reading Plaid Friday goes all week long at AC Clothing and Bags and afterglow vintage!

Fantastic 1963 Vogar Fabrics print, featuring dancers and drummer with scarves and feathered hats

Fantastic 1963 Vogar Fabrics dancers and drummers print My new favorite fabric in my collection right now!44″ tall / wide2 yards 11″ longFantastic 1960’s dancer and drummer border print fabric in green, brown, yellow, orange, and black on whiteThe selvage reads: ‘Vogar Fabrics Div. of Carolina Cottons Inc. c. 1963There are a few areas on the… Continue reading Fantastic 1963 Vogar Fabrics print, featuring dancers and drummer with scarves and feathered hats

Oodles of new pieces coming soon to afterglow vintage

Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock Toile and LaceWedding Dress at afterglow vintage Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock toile and lace wedding dress, midcentury red plaid fuzzy blanket, 1980’s Gitano striped sweater with peekaboo sleeves, bright striped rugby shirt, paint splatter beach shorts, Hawaiian trapeze print dress, beautiful vintage fabrics, and so much more…just photographed today… Continue reading Oodles of new pieces coming soon to afterglow vintage

Too Much To Do, and Pickles

The last few days have been super hectic, with family in town and great vintage fabric and clothing hunting. So the sewing and the laundry is piling up, but that will have to wait for my next in-studio work day, stay tuned for lots of new goodies in my Etsy stores… In the meantime, I’m… Continue reading Too Much To Do, and Pickles

Louise Dress in teal and olive 1950’s/60’s bird and flower print taffeta

Here’s a custom Louise Dress I finished today for a client, in in teal and olive 1950’s/60’s bird and flower print taffeta, with goldtone filigree button and teal cotton binding, size small

Awesome new fabrics coming to afterglow vintage fabric shop!

Hello friends! I’ve just come across some fabulous Hawaiian print and nautical print fabrics, which I’ll be listing today in my afterglow vintage fabric shop. These are the style of fabrics I’m the biggest sucker for: colorful vintage prints featuring people, boats, and island scenes! Come and get ’em while they’re still here! Or better… Continue reading Awesome new fabrics coming to afterglow vintage fabric shop!

This Sunday: AC Clothing and Bags Clearance Sale in Berkeley!

Hey friends! If you missed my pop-up shop at Mercy Vintage last week, here’s your chance to get some super-clearance pieces: I’m clearing out oodles of my ready-to-wear clothing since I’m switching over to mostly offering custom pieces (bags, hot pants, and vintage wool scarves will continue to be available ready-to-wear) and taking a rack… Continue reading This Sunday: AC Clothing and Bags Clearance Sale in Berkeley!