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Knithaus!

Behind the Scenes Dreams Giving Back Kids Fashion Knithaus Little Knit Dress Pretty Things Smockingbird

Dear Smockingbird Family, This has been in the works for SO LONG that I can't even believe it is finally a reality.  Say hello to our newest collection: Knithaus.  I wanted a way to continue to mix in comfy knit dresses with our boutique line without the two competing. For a while I felt pulled between two great directions.  I love the rainbow of yummy knits, but my creative self thrives on fabric combinations and design.  And of course the girls reach for soft knit dresses as much as they enjoy dressing up.  Should I order mint chocolate chip or dark chocolate?  Duh, get two scoops!  There is room in...

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Big Dreams and Pretty Things

Art Behind the Scenes Chagall Dreams Growing Up Smockingbird Pretty Things Smockingbird

Big dreams and pretty things.  That sums up the business plan.   This has been an adventure, and while not always easy, any journey that falls in the "follow your dreams" category is an important one.   Owning a children's clothing company and making pretty little dresses is something I wanted to do forever.  Nearly 4 years and more than a few sleepless nights later, I am still learning.  Some days I wonder what in the world I am doing.  But then I start playing with fabric and designs, and beautiful pieces emerge, and my inbox is full of sweet girls wearing my pretties,...

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