Products made in India, sport my new "Fashion Tiger" label and those made in Illinois, my traditional "Mrs. Emily" label. 

Amazon Prime and Life

This stunning fair-trade-handwoven-from-recycled-fibers-fabric is traveling by boat from Bangladesh as we speak, and because of that, has been delayed a month.

Last week, when I found this out, I took it in stride. It wasn’t until a couple of days later when my machine and iron broke and some other things piled up, that I collapsed under the weight of... you know what? I think I collapsed under the weight of my own rigid expectations.

Looking back, I see that because this fabric was delayed, I was able to draft new patterns and add the Italian Midi to

The picture in my mind is of holding this business in my open hand rather than my tight fist.

Thank you for your patience! Some of you are waiting on this fabric and I kind of love that we are being reminded that most things in life cannot be shipped via amazon prime. ♥️

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