Thursday, April 2, 2009

Great News!

I have managed to get sufficient funds together to attend this years IFDC in Las Vegas. I'm very excited to be attending, and looking forward to meeting so many of my online friends! I will also have a table in the sales room, so if you're going, look for my fashions there! In the mean time, I've been sewing like crazy, so that I have a nice inventory for the convention---so don't be surprised if it's quiet here!

Saturday, March 14, 2009

My New Website!

Just wanted to let everyone know that I have decided to create a website for my fashions, so that I can more easily control how the fashions are presented. Of course, I'm doing the website myself, so it's been slow going trying to get it completely finished. Between my recent exclusive outfit on Doll Divas, participating in the fun at In The Pink for Barbie's 50th birthday, and just generally trying to create new fashions it has been a challenge to get everything done.

I expect to have more of the technical stuff completed on the website within the next few weeks--I will be implementing a different program for my newsletter and probably a different shopping cart than the basic Paypal buttons I currently have, so that I can incorporate coupons.

I'm also working on my spring and summer fashions--I have a new "Mix and Match Essentials" collection that I will be building upon. Basically I will offer basic items like skirts and tops in complimentary colors that can be purchased individually or in sets. As I go, I will add new items and color choices to the collection. Look for the first phase of this collection in early April.

My website is:

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Sneak Peek: "Mermaid Blue" Handknit Turtleneck

This stunning turtleneck is handknit in a wool and silk yarn---for when only the best will do! It will be part of a complete ensemble--look for it soon!

Peplum Cardigan in "Lipstick"

Currently at auction on eBay is this lovely handknit peplum cardigan in "Lipstick" peruvian wool. Click Here to go to the auction!

Friday, February 6, 2009

Introducing a Garden Party---A new series by PetraElise

Here are the first two dresses in my new Garden Party series. "Pink Roses" is a OOAK dress--only one will be produced--in 100% cotton with delicate pink roses in full bloom. "Sunny Bouquet" is a Limited Edition dress in lovely 100% cotton lawn with bright pink and blue flowers on a sunny yellow ground. Each dress in the series will feature a fitted bodice, inverted pleats, silk ribbon and a lovely floral cotton fabric. They are being offered a la carte, although I will be creating a complimentary accessories set to be offered separately.

"Pink Roses" is currently up for auction on eBay, with "Sunny Bouquet" to follow shortly. Subscribe to my blog for updates on my latest creations.

Click Here to go to the auction!

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Sold--Porcini Hand-Knit Wool Cardigan--Watch for upcoming versions!

This sweater has sold, but I will be making others in the future in a variety of colors--subscribe to my blog to be the first to know when I post them!

"Porcini" is a hand knit Peruvian wool and silk blend cardigan style sweater with an intricate cable peplum and moss stitch bodice. The sleeves are also knit with a single column of the lovely cable design. The front of the sweater has mock buttons with snap closures.

It is shown here with a pair of silk denim 5-pocket blue jeans which are sold separately.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

For Sale: Fiesta Ensemble!

This vibrant ensemble includes a hand-knit tangerine tank style sweater, paired with a stunning fuschia pink silk dupioni mini-skirt! The skirt is fully lined and has a back snap closure. To complete the ensemble, I have added a matching fully lined silk dupioni clutch purse, with beaded detailing. This lovely clutch has side vents to allow for easier opening, and a hook/loop closure. Finally there is a necklace and earring set featuring genuine Swarovski crystals with glass beads. Shoes, Doll, and Stand not included.

Price: $23 plus .0825% sales tax for California residents(includes shipping via 1st class mail within the US---for international shipping rates, please email me with your shipping destination.) I accept Paypal, or personal checks (ensemble will be shipped once payment has cleared). Please email me with any questions, or to purchase.

Friday, January 9, 2009

A Gallery of my fashions

Happy 2009!!

Wow, I can hardly believe that it has been so long since I last posted---and I had promised myself that I would be better than that at blogging!

The good news is that I have not been idle! While not blogging, I have been sewing and knitting up a storm, as you can see! Several of these items are currently listed on eBay---just click on the link to the right. I'm also working on some diorama pieces, and will update here when I have things ready for purchase---although that is probably a month or two away.

If you see anything that you would like to order on my blog, just send me an email as I am happy to do custom work. Some things have been produced as OOAK, so I can not make another one, however a similar outfit with alternate accessories or fabric can be done. If you would like to be on my "first to know" list for new ensembles, you can subscribe to this blog, or send me your email with "first to know" in the subject line.