Gingham is a medium-weight balanced plain-woven fabric made from dyed cotton or cotton-blend yarn whose name originates from the Malay adjective, genggang meaning striped. It is made of carded, medium or fine yarns, where the coloring is on the warp yarns and always along the grain. Gingham has no right or wrong side with respect […]Read more "Pattern Focused: Gingham"
Download It Here In this episode we sit is a very busy Starbucks to chat with Drew and Sergio of the Washington D.C. based wooden bow tie company Switchwood. The lattes and conversation flow as we talk wood, bow ties, and style. Intro and outro music entitled Changes (It’s Time) by J Hill the Singer […]Read more "WSM Podcast 21: Talking with @Switchwood"
Ingredients * 8 Medium Basil Leaves * 1.5 ounces of Gin * 1 Lime, juiced * 1 to 2 teaspoons of Agave nectar Directions In a mixing glass, gently muddle the basil leaves. Next add lime juice, agave nectar and gin. After mixing, fill with ice and shake well. Finally strain into a martini glass. […]Read more "The Happy Hour: Basil Gimlet"
One of our fascinations with wooden bow ties is the uniqueness that each company tends to implore with their designs and BÖ by MANSOURI is no exception to this rule. BÖ by MANSOURI is a collection of handcrafted wooden bow ties that are forged by a genuine passion for innovative design. This Vancouver based company […]Read more "Bow Tie Thursday: BÖ by MANSOURI (@getyourbo)"
There are a variety recipes for our featured cocktail the Tequila Slammer. Some use champagne (or other sparkling wines), while others use Sprite or similar carbonated beverages. We are presenting one featuring ginger beer, because frankly we love ginger beer. Ginger beer plus your finest tequila is a combination that we can’t resist. Ingredients * […]Read more "The Happy Hour: Tequila Slammer"