Hope Lum's Profile

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I grew up in a creative household. My mother, her sister and brother and both my grandmothers dabbled in some combination of oil painting, ceramics, sewing and quilting. For me, summers were like a loosely organized art camp. I closely watched their every cut, stroke and stitch and tried to replicate their techniques when they were not looking. I was always pilfering through their supplies, much to their chagrin, and making a “hellacious mess,” to quote my mother.

Decades have passed, yet I’m still up to my same old tricks. When I’m not with my husband and kids, you can find me pilfering around antique, fabric and art stores asking myself, “I wonder what would happen if...” This is how Small Frocks was born. In so many ways, I’ve been developing “Small Frocks” for as long as I can remember. It took giving birth to my two little muses, Shelby and Mason, to find my artistic style and then a…

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  • Joined October 18, 2009

About

I grew up in a creative household. My mother, her sister and brother and both my grandmothers dabbled in some combination of oil painting, ceramics, sewing and quilting. For me, summers were like a loosely organized art camp. I closely watched their every cut, stroke and stitch and tried to replicate their techniques when they were not looking. I was always pilfering through their supplies, much to their chagrin, and making a “hellacious mess,” to quote my mother.

Decades have passed, yet I’m still up to my same old tricks. When I’m not with my husband and kids, you can find me pilfering around antique, fabric and art stores asking myself, “I wonder what would happen if...” This is how Small Frocks was born. In so many ways, I’ve been developing “Small Frocks” for as long as I can remember. It took giving birth to my two little muses, Shelby and Mason, to find my artistic style and then a sellable product. I must say Shelby and Mason are BIG fans of Small Frocks, and I hope you will become one too!

Visit my website at smallfrocks.com. Check out my wears, subscribe to my blog and then pass my website address on to a friend.

Cheers!
Hope

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