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Marie Linen Dress, perfect for any season

Marie Linen Dress, greenish-gray. While in the midst of knitting up samples for my fall/winter collection, I've added to the shop a Marie Linen Dress in size M+, ready to ship. Timeless and seasonless, it's perfect for fall days....

Posted on August 30, 2010 6:04 PM

Tuileries in White

Tuileries in White. I made this at the request of a buyer in my Etsy shop, and if I say so myself: It sure is purdy! I am so happy with how it came out that I am sharing...

Posted on August 3, 2010 10:53 AM

Seersucker Bubble Dress

Seersucker Bubble Dress. "Skip through a meadow, enjoy a picnic on a pretty gingham blanket, take a stroll on a charming cobble-stoned street...in this dress*." Just now added back to the shop, this is the among the last I'll...

Posted on July 15, 2010 7:52 PM

She's baaaaack....

Tuileries Sleeveless Linen and Cotton Dress. Tuileries, that is. Inspired by the English-style parks in Paris and Edouard Manet's "Le Linge", I sketched this dress in the lines of the child's clothing in the painting and initially built it...

Posted on July 2, 2010 6:41 PM

The Seersucker Bubble Dress in Red is baaaaaaack

Seersucker Bubble Dress in Red and White. Sunny days, fresh fruit from the outdoor market and lots of ice cream. That's what I think of with my striped seersucker dresses, like this one. Lightweight and slightly textured, seersucker is...

Posted on June 22, 2010 8:13 PM

Linen Bustier Dress in Candy Pink

Linen Bustier Dress in Candy Pink Just relisted this sweet little number in my Etsy shop! 100% French linen in a beautiful color that looks like something out of a delish French patisserie. Know what else? I really heart...

Posted on May 22, 2010 9:51 PM

Latest clothing additions to the shop:

Some designs updated in the latest fabrics and colors for this season! All natural, either linen or cotton (or both). Simple, clean and functional with design elements that take them all beyond your average ready-to-wear. As I've mentioned before,...

Posted on May 14, 2010 12:38 PM

Inspiration

"Marie", now in my Etsy shop. Love this painting and over the moon with this dress in my latest collection! Black linen, perfect for Indian summer and easily layered for later on in winter. Built entirely from scratch through...

Posted on October 2, 2009 3:20 PM

Linen, black, ruched

black linen dress. Oh la la. I cannot sing enough praises for black linen. This one is lightweight and transparent, but not see-through. All cause it's black. Love, love, love. I wanted to make something floaty using a bit...

Posted on August 14, 2009 10:07 AM

Seersucker Bubble Dress in Red and White

Seersucker Bubble Dress in Red and White. Ah, the middle of summer. Sunny days, fresh fruit from the outdoor market and (of course) lots of ice cream. That's what I think of every time I pull another one of...

Posted on July 24, 2009 7:55 AM

Ice Cream, You Scream,

We all scream for ice cream colors! Especially in summer. Summer always brings back childhood memories of selling lemonade, bike rides, reading Beverly Cleary books, and the ice cream truck coming through my sunny SoCal neighborhood (at which point I...

Posted on July 13, 2009 1:51 PM

Seersucker Bubble Dress in Plaid!

Fresh off the sewing machine: Seersucker Bubble Dress in Plaid. Remember the poll where you got a chance to vote on the print I'd be using for my next seersucker bubble dress? VoilĂ ! This is the one that won....

Posted on July 9, 2009 2:56 PM

Seersucker Bubble Dress - Poll Time!

Seersucker Bubble Dress in all her stripey goodness. Yesterday I talked about this dress (currently in my etsy shop) and mentioned that it's a preview of what's to come because I really love it and want to make other...

Posted on June 4, 2009 2:32 PM

Seersucker Bubble Dress

Seersucker Bubble Dress in all her stripey goodness. She's baaaack...a little souvenir of my last summer collection, where I was inspired by prairie dresses, moulin rouge, the seaside in Deauville and 18th century clothing details. This is the last...

Posted on June 3, 2009 7:36 PM

Promenade Bubble Mini Dress!

Promenade Bubble Dress, available in my Etsy shop. If you're a regular reader of TortillaGirl you may recognize my Promenade Tunic in olive that I created for this season. One of my wonderful buyers [waves to Catherine] asked me...

Posted on May 31, 2009 4:47 PM

La robe Pont Neuf est de retour!

In my shop, that is. I'm carefully making each one to order and is very limited edition due to what I have left of this French fabric in my little stock. If you had your eye on this charming...

Posted on May 13, 2009 5:05 PM

Hi! I'd like for you to meet someone...

Her name is Tuileries. She's my favorite dress this season and my new BFF. I loooooove her. She comes with a belt, but I only wear her with the belt when I want to wear her tunic-style or pants...

Posted on April 29, 2009 6:57 PM

"Oh, you sexy thaaaang"

Essoyes, by tortillagirl // friedinbutter. Sleeveless mini dresses with pretty little collars make me feel like that. In a good way. Miss Essoyes, she's back and rockin' it all out in this lovely color. Find her in my shop...

Posted on April 20, 2009 10:41 AM

Chaumont in Beige

Ah...the Chaumont linen dress with frou-frou ruffle! Now, she is available in beige. Oh, dear beige. How I love thee! Fabulously neutral, you look good with any skin tone. How do you do that? I do not know. But...

Posted on April 15, 2009 11:04 AM

Montmartre, Gray

Let's see my little checklist, now: 1) Cotton poplin in gray - check 2) French painter inspiration - check 3) Original, built from scratch via "moulage" (french draping) - check 4) Scoop neck, pleated pouf sleeves, bubble hem -...

Posted on April 9, 2009 11:35 AM

Dear Spring,

Know what? I'm really happy you're here. Okay, I admit that I could do without the allergy attacks I get when you come a-callin', but the tree blossoms and green leaves and sunny skies that come with you make...

Posted on April 1, 2009 10:23 AM

Montmartre, Taupe

Let's see my little checklist, now: 1) Cotton poplin in taupe - check 2) French painter inspiration - check 3) Original, built from scratch via "moulage" (french draping) - check 4) Scoop neck, pleated pouf sleeves, bubble hem -...

Posted on March 30, 2009 11:29 AM

Pont Neuf

Now in my Etsy shop! "Pont Neuf Painter Dress" (Click here to purchase) This season I'm very much inspired by 18th century painters and the draped clothing in 18th century paintings, particularly La Cruche cassee by Jean-Baptiste Greuze (found in...

Posted on October 16, 2008 9:43 AM

Of Painter's Tunics and Sleeky Bustiers

Now in my Etsy shop! "Montmartre Painter's Dress" (Click here to purchase) "Sleek Bubble Bustier" (Click here to purchase) I can't get enough of these bubble bustiers. I mostly wear mine layered over teeshirts or under boleros, or on their...

Posted on October 11, 2008 12:13 PM

Sneaky peek:

Inspired by the painters of Montmartre and the draped clothing in 18th century paintings. Lightweight winter crinkled madras which makes this piece ideal for travel. In purple, black and gray plaid for a modern touch. Coming very soon to the...

Posted on October 5, 2008 9:35 AM

Light and airy

I'm focusing my spring and summer designs on airy, light and romantic in easy to care for fabrics that travel well. Just a couple of my inspirations are nautical stripes and French vintage, reworked and modernised in my own personal...

Posted on May 20, 2008 5:25 PM

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