Friday, November 14, 2014

Still Time to Get Your Orders in For Baby Shoes Before the Holidays

I've been busy batch processing baby shoes the last few weeks. I am caught up on my outgoing orders and am taking on more orders that I will be able to finish for you before the holidays. Need some baby shoe inspiration? I've put together this collection of fancy fabrics perfect for holiday dress up. 

Kimono baby shoes and Casual baby shoes start at $30 and for $2 you can add on an ankle strap to the Kimono style and for $5 you can add a cushioned neon green leather sole to either style (plain suede soles available for $5 as well, fabric and coated non-skid fabrics included in $30 price). 

TO ORDER: Contact Virginia to discuss your options.

Color descriptions:
1. Deep red shiny brocade with small flowers and vines.

2. Red paisley brocade with metallic gold.

3. Deep red satin with black flocked velveteen damask print.

4. White satin with black flocked velveteen damask print.

5. Vintage Japanese kimono obi, red floral motif with metallic gold.

6. Vintage Japanese kimono obi, screen printed black with gold metallic geometic design.

7. Vintage Japanese kimono obi, dark blue with gold metallic medallions and stripes.

8. Pink and green bold Asian floral printed black cotton.

9. Lavender with dark purple flowers, brocade with silver metallic.

10. Green brocade with medallions and gold metallic.

11. Aqua paisley brocade with silver metallic.

12. Light aqua satin with chocolate brown flocked velveteen damask.

13. Vintage Japanese kimono obi, white with gold metallic screen printed linear design.

14. Vintage Japanese kimono obi, striped black, gold and red metallic.

15. Vintage Japanese kimono obi, black screen printed with gold and silver metallic geometric design.

16. Vintage Japanese kimono obi, textured red and black lacy design.

Friday, November 07, 2014

baby berry Winter 2014-2015 Catalog, Products, Prices and Customization Options

Here is my first season of baby accessories, all neatly outlined in the below catalog. Lots of customization options available and nearly infinite fabric choices. Please send me a message to place an order. Shoe sizes preemie - 24 months. Leg warmers newborn - adult. Ear flap hats, newborn - adult. Please click on the first image to view the catalog full size. Thank you!

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Handmade Purses and Clothing Auction 75% Off Starting Bid, Most Under $20, Auction Ends 11/9/14

To participate in my liquidation auction, simply type your bid in the comments on the photos in this facebook album

Dear friends, I am drifting away from designing and making one-of-a-kind purses and clothing. I will be focusing my creative efforts on jewelry and baby shoes, hats and leg warmers.

Now is your chance to own one of my original designs before I donate them to charity. 75% off retail price is the starting bid. Nearly everything is $15 - $20 with the exception of a few larger, more extravagant pieces.

These are my babies. My ideas turned from a floating thought in my head, to a hunt for the right fabric, drafting a pattern, cutting the pieces and stitching the designs together with my own two hands.

I want more than anything for my creative works to find homes out in the world; to brighten peoples' days; to spread beauty and creativity throughout your life.



To participate in my liquidation auction, simply type your bid in the comments on the photos in this facebook album

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Exciting Announcement: YazBerry is Expanding; Now Offering baby berry

Now introducing baby berry, the little sister of YazBerry! 

It happened on a whim, I made a pair of leather baby booties for a surprise gift for a pregnant friend. Like I always do, I posted a picture on facebook of my latest creative project and had amazing feedback right away and several requests for custom orders! So far I've sent off 2 pairs of custom leather baby booties and have a couple more custom pairs on the design table.

I will be making variations on the leather baby booties pictured and baby booties with vintage Japanese kimono obi fabric in a few different styles and shapes. Stay tuned, lots on the design table this month. Gathering supplies; brainstorming ideas; surveying my mom friends. I will also be making baby leg warmers from recycled sweaters! 

My goal is to offer fresh color combinations and looks you won't find in stores or online today. Also, many looks will be gender neutral with the thought that they may be used for many babies! True heirlooms. 

Do I have your attention? Need an heirloom quality baby gift? Contact me and we can discuss the almost endless options. Vegan choices available too! 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

5 Reasons You Need a YazBerry Purse

I'm having a 30% off sale through August 11, 2014 on all of my one-of-a-kind handmade purses and vintage purses. There are some one-of-a-kind handmade clothes in the sale too!

Flash summer sale through August 11. 30% off store wide!! Use SUMMER30OFF code at checkout.

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I want you to own at least one of my creations. Here's why:

1. Wearable art: each purse/clothing/jewelry piece I design is a piece of wearable art. It's like walking around with a priceless sculpture or painting on your person. It is my creative vision, translated through my hands into something tangible you can use.

2. One-of-a-kind: YazBerry purses are one-of-a-kind. Because of how I source my materials, I typically have limited amounts of fabric to use, which allows me to make singular pieces. This ensures that you won't show up to your next big event and your best friend's sister has the same bag. It just won't happen!

3. Sustainable fashion: I use a lot of recycled/repurposed and found materials in my creations. I consider it sustainable fashion. I am keeping useful materials out of the landfill, breathing new, beautiful life into them.

4. Solid construction: I make sure my straps are securely attached and reinforce them inside about 1 billion times. I chose fabrics that are durable yet lovely and feminine. My zippers, buttons and snaps are all carefully applied too with the goal of long lasting durability.

5. Utility: I hate purses that are big, dark and empty inside. By this I mean no pockets, no way to organize your stuff and impossible to find your keys when you are in a rush to get out the door. All YazBerry bags feature bright, surprising liners and multiple organizational pockets for small treasures like phones, lipsticks, pens and keys. Each bag is a little different. Find the one that's right for you!

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Shopping for YazBerry ONLINE

Click on "Comment" below to view links to all of my albums of items for sale online on Facebook & Etsy.

Friday, January 17, 2014

YazBerry Jewelry Collection: Leather Lace

The Leather Lace Collection features hand cut leather lace necklace, bracelets and earrings. I might even try a new ring concept soon! My leather lace collection is one of my most detailed and highest skilled techniques. I have written some background on my technique and inspiration before, and recently produced a short "making of" film which is available on youtube.

Bold and eye catching. Delicate like lace but with the strength of leather. Sometimes imitating metal, sometimes paper. Always distinct and free hand cut by me. Some producers use lasers to mass produce leather filigree jewelry. I do not. I pride myself in a steady hand and the ability to visually transfer a drawn design to leather by simply using small knives and piercing tools. I am good, really good. My free hand cut leather jewelry rivals and surpasses designs cut by lasers time and time again!

Most of these designs I can make in any color of leather or reproduce in similar look to what is featured. Many are currently available on my Etsy shop and on my facebook page. Inspired? Have a design you'd like to see in leather? Contact me to discuss custom jewelry options.