“Gone With the Wind, the Headless Horseman, Huck Finn—it’s our American collection…” ~Ulyana Sergeenko I love storybooks, old classic films, and films made out of epic stories and novels. I love costume design in broadway shows, plays, and ballet. When my friend Megan posted this collection to my Facebook wall, it was like I just … Read more
On this day. This past weekend, Evie received these special pink heart Hello Kitty sunglasses from her Uncle Nathan in Los Angeles. After she adorned herself with these heart eyes, pearls and Mardi Gras necklaces– she tells me, “I’m dressed up like a California Girl.” ~ Evie I’m thinking of writing and illustrating … Read more
Yesterday, we painted Evie’s bedroom MINT. It is one of my favorite pastel colors to wear, and after seeing de Gourney Tree of Life wallpaper in Miranda Brooks daughters’ bedroom in the January 2013 issue of Vogue magazine, I knew it would be perfect for Evie’s walls. I’ve been a bit inspired by wallpaper and … Read more
The Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park is one of my favorite sites to visit. I live next to what I compare, but incomparably to, the Musée du Louvre which I have only seen in photos. Balboa to me feels just as desirable and dreamy as walking along la Seine in Paris. I could sit for hours … Read more
The tides are turning and I have finally come to the decision that I will be closing doors to my knitting factory! However, I will continue to keep this website alive for another purpose. ”V. Factory Girl” will remain its course, but I will not be selling anymore handmade goods unless it is a sample … Read more
Last summer, my dear friend Taryn from Hawaii, had requested matching knitted headbands (inspired by Indian turbans) for her daughter Keira and herself to use this Spring. Remembering this, I recently spent an afternoon designing a pattern, and used the remaining yarn which I had left from a project I did for my sister-in-law. I … Read more
POLINA SEMINOVA Born 1984 in Moscow + Prima Ballerina Inspiration illustrated & curated by Jenevie for V.Factory Sources of photographs may be found throughout my Pinterest boards.
Remember Daisy today. I began following the blog of Daisy Love over the past few years, through friends who are connected to Reality church in Santa Barbara, California. The story of her life has blessed me. The strength and courage of her mama, Kate Merrick, and her daddy, Britt Merrick, sharing at her memorial is … Read more
I had the privilege of doing an illustration, for my dearest friend Brittan Van Beuge, for her new blog “Seasons of Brittan“. It is inspired by the upcoming Spring fashion season. Since her move to Little Italy, we have been meeting occasionally on the weekends with close friends, sharing dreams we hope to live. One … Read more
Inspiration illustrated & curated by Jenevie for V.Factory Sources of photographs may be found throughout my Pinterest boards.