I can't believe we are already in the second week of January! Our first week of work has been incredibly busy. As we approach a new season (Spring 2016), we have been updating our online store with new merchandise to welcome the season, including beautiful baby gift sets that are just precious to welcome a friend's baby.
Making the gift boxes has been a lot of fun, every piece is so special... from the quality of the material (Pima cotton) to the smocking on the garment. The little bunny, for example is hand embroidered with many little stitches called french knots to create the character and the carrots made with a bullion stitch.
It is so rewarding to see the transformation from an idea on a piece of paper to the final product. I think that is one of the moments I really love being a designer.
As I said on one of my prior blogs, on my first visit to Peru, I fell in love with Pima cotton. As a designer of fine children's clothing, one of the things I strive for is bringing beautiful designs to life on the best materials I can find. Being in the country which is known for the quality of the materials and workmanship, I had no doubt we had found the place to manufacture our line.
Our line is completely made from Pima cotton. This is a material that is produced primarily in Peru.
Pima cotton is the finest cotton in the world. The distinguishing characteristic is that it has long threads, making the yarn soft