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The Path of the Capelets Dream pt 4- Size inclusivity

Let's talk about inclusive sizing.  I wanted my first true wearable garment to be accessible to a variety of body types!  Everyone deserves to be able to wear a work of art. This is why I offer the Capelet in two sizes, in its inaugural launch. The first for people who wear sizes S-L and  the second for sizes L-XL ( around US size 16-18).I also offer custom sizing for 2-3XL ( US 20-24). I plan on expanding this once  they take off and you are begging me for me, that would be a dream come true!  What makes the sizes different? The distance between the arm holes and the length of the arm holes.  I plan to offer extended...

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The Path of the Capelets Dream pt 3 Versatility

 How many ways can you wear the capelet?   SO MANY WAYS! Quick change by draping one side over the shoulder for a bold look. A little tidbit...  the arm holes are not centered in the fabric so the Capelet can be worn in  2 different lengths !   One way to rock the capelet is to wear it "long", covering your tush, (because we all know that keeps us warmer), and the  short way gives more fabric at the top to cover up your head and wrap up in a scarf like manner!   Light & dark sides of the Silver Pheasanet capelets being shown off in the long & short lengths To push this even further I decided to make it...

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The Path of the Capelets Dream pt 2-Eco-Fashion

 Lets get into some behind the scenes info on the Capelets. Splendid Fairy Wren Capelets were woven in a small batch run using my 100% plant based exotic fiber blends. These capelets are made with sustainability in mind.  Each one is woven with a medium weight tencel paired with a uniqure blend of tencel with cotton/hemp , seacell,rose, hemp, or dandelion!    I hand paint and dye tencel yarn, made from eucalyptus trees,  which is one of the most environmentally friendly and sustainable yarns out there! They have a wonderful drape and are luxuriously soft. The pattern I designed for the Splendid Fairy Wren Capelet had to be something that had a fun play on shapes with curves in it....

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The Path of the Capelets Dream pt 1

If you asked me at the beginning of the year if I was going to do my first photoshoot of my new collection, I would have said yes. If you told me I would do it in PARIS I would have laughed in your face. I was so wrong. The Splendid Fairy Wren Capeltes The wonderful woman next to me is my sister, Whitney and she is the reason I dreamed this big!  She asked me to come help her move to Paris for the next chapter in her impressive career, so I said yes of course.  So one thing led to another and I thought oh my goodness what if I took the Capelets to Paris, that would be...

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Took My First Weaving Workshop!

Double weave sample woven with 20/2 rayon handdyed in navy and mt. aqua on bottom. Coral and pistachio on top. Hey hey! It has been a bit since I came on here and shared what I am up too.  So I thought  I would start off with what I have been doing in the last month. I have spent a lot of time thinking about what I want to do with my business. Something I have wanted to focus on this year, is in what direction do I want my weaving style to go. I want to develop my weaving voice further and push myself to explore ideas that have been brewing for quite some time.  I want people to...

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