Henley Sneak Peek

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

Pullover 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

Sneak Peeks

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

Announcing Great Northern

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