Monthly Archives: June 2010

Fragrant Pouches and Purse Hooks

June 16 of this year is the Duanwu Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday that falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. I, of course, did not know this. I got the memo, so to … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea for Two…

… Asian American style, that is! Li Shan tea from Taiwan (the “King of Teas,” some say) served with strawberry jam filled almond shortbread cookies, Chinese honey almond squares, and these dessert dumplings I made up when I was trying to … Continue reading

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Alpha Collection 2.0: Samples Production

First, oops, I made a few mistakes in the collage above. I’m making the Tycooness sample in black and gray, for example, not black and that other color shown. I copied and pasted the wrong thing, but didn’t notice it … Continue reading

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