Are you a member of our Great Northern Ravelry group yet? Stop on by to discuss your favorite characters (I’m having trouble narrowing it down, as you will see), and check out what else is new. Maybe don’t drink the coffee, yet. Continue reading Great Northern has a Ravelry group!
Today I’d like to share with you a bit about one of my favourite Twin Peaks characters, Lucy Moran. The show is populated with unusual residents, written to reflect common narrative tropes found in American television. These characters then serve the ultimate purpose of underlining the un-reality of the mythos from which they sprang. This … Continue reading Favourite Character Profile: Lucy Moran
When Leah and I started comparing notes and brainstorming cohesive designs for Great Northern, she was a bit surprised that I found inspiration in the character and wardrobe of Norma. I’ll be speaking more in a few weeks about why I like Norma so much, but for now I just wanted to touch on one … Continue reading Henley Sneak Peek
I’ve been knitting away on a sweater for our Twin Peaks-inspired collection, and wanted to give you a peek. Over the next few weeks, leading up to our Kickstarter launch mid-August, Teresa and I will be filling you in on what we’ve been working on so far. I completely fell in love with these two colors … Continue reading Pullover Sneak Peek
Teresa popping by here to to give you all a behind-the-scenes glimpse at some of the swatches and sketches I’ve worked up for my designs in Great Northern.When drawing together these pieces I kept in mind a few key elements: wearability, vintage femininity, versatility, and bit of gently playful absurdity. Twin Peaks itself is more … Continue reading Sneak Peeks
Over the coming weeks you’re going to see peeks behind-the-scenes for Great Northern. First, I want to show you all some moodboards that Leah and I put together to begin forming our design ideas. Pinterest has been fantastic for collecting images that we can share privately (except for these partial screen caps, of course!)Above you … Continue reading Moodboards
I have some really exciting news. Leah Coccari-Swift and I are designing a collection of knitwear inspired by the cult-classic tv show Twin Peaks. The show’s atmosphere of unusual characters in a cinematic landscape of twisted archetypes embraced fully a description of mood, personality, and a general mise en scene through wardrobe. It viewed early … Continue reading Announcing Great Northern