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Alexander McQueen: “Savage Beauty”

My sewing teacher mentioned during class tonight that she was waffling about whether to take a tough trip up to New York for the Alexander McQueen “Savage Beauty” exhibit at the Met. The name rang a bell… how could it not – what a name. But I realized it was because I’d recently read about… Read more »

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Mousybabe Goes to Crafty Bastards 2011

…And it’s official! We’ll be setting up shop again at the Washington City Paper‘s famed Crafty Bastards festival in October this year. Last year’s show was a bowl of fun and a resounding success! But we’ve come to expect nothing less from the organizers behind this festival who seem to have craft-festival-curating down to a… Read more »

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homemade holiday vid for imoM

Check out a homemade film short we made for the imoM shop’s upcoming show at Handmade Mart! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reiL329_CNY&hl=en_US&fs=1&color1=0xcc2550&color2=0xe87a9f] The soundtrack is a song we recorded in winter 2008 with singers Laura Burhenn and May Tabol. Check out the full song at our new myspace page. Also, be sure to follow imoM at facebook.com/imomshop and twitter.com/imomshop!

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Ok stop it already.

Stop talking about Crafty Bastards… u annoying biatch – jeesh. but it’s this SUNDAY!!! 10am-5pm Marie Reed Learning Center, Adams Morgan. They’re expecting 25,000 to come thru this year, as opposed to 20,000 last year. Statehood will be playing. Who will man my booth then? Em will not be around Good thing I got some… Read more »

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my name is emily hsu…

…and i was the victim of a bangs butchery. i found this salon couple weeks ago called Bang Salon. it was on the Internetss. i liked it a lot on the whole and i’d definitely go back. i’m just still lamenting the precious inch of my bangs that are still lost in some salon dumpster,… Read more »

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Crafty Bastards Vendor Gallery Has Been Posted!

The official vendor gallery for the Crafty Bastards Festival has been posted! I’m especially psyched to see these booths (in addition to imoM of course): Rebecca Rakstad, who makes postcards with the cutest phrases. Her cards were the first things I bought on Etsy. I love Rebound Designs book bags (literally) but they’re a little… Read more »

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POSTSHOW: Ballston Craft Market, RocknRomp

A post-show recap is due… it was fun! but it was tiring. Our day started at 7am and ended at 6:30pm. Admittedly we were kind of miserable when we first got there. It was dreary, cold and wet. Debbie RocknRomp had just informed us that the music part of the event was up in the… Read more »

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bellflur spotlights…

so check it out, my new shoes made it onto Brightest Young Things! susan and i might look a little drab and out of sorts (anyone would after susan’s grueling 12-hour work day), but at least my shoes made me proud with their sparkle* and shine. the DCist and Brightest Young Things captured one of… Read more »