Category Archives: Friends in the Trade

Bloggers’ Giveaway: 2 TZ Purse Hooks

I know I’ve been inactive on this blog for the past few months, and I feel bad about that. So to segue me back into activity here on this design diary, I’m holding a bloggers’ giveaway, just a small one. I’m giving … Continue reading

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Featured at Miniskirt Murder & Winning the Vida Giveaway

Valerie of Miniskirt Murder featured me on her amazing blog and I am eager to share it with you! Her bio on the blog’s About page sums up why I am so fond of this gal: “Recovering attorney. Fledgling businessperson. … Continue reading

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More math than anticipated in fashion design, boo-hoo on economics, and link to an 8A article.

In the last few weeks, work on TZ has consisted predominantly of punching away at the above machine. I have never liked that machine. As a kid I vowed I would avoid careers involving calculators. So I thought–woo!!–fashion, I’ll do … Continue reading

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Loving Mendocino County and Random Personal Musings

Hubby and I went roadtripping to Mendocino this weekend. Mendocino is an ideal setting for a short story! I love it there! On the day we drove the coastline, however, it was foggy. The bad: It was foggy. The good: The … Continue reading

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Taryn Zhang Supports the Compassion Fashion Project

Meredith Corning, founder of The Compassion Fashion Project, is amazing. Based out of Arkansas, the Compassion Fashion Project works with shelters across the country to supply survivors of domestic violence with clothes, personal care products, and even professional attire and accessories to help these women … Continue reading

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