Monday, June 11, 2007

Designer Interview ~ LyndsayLeila





Where were you born and raised?
I was born in Ohio & raised in Northern California

Where do you live now?
Just North of Seattle

How many children do you have? Names and ages?
I have 2 children - Lyndsay 10 and Leila 6.

What are your hobbies (besides designing and sewing)?
Shopping, photography, and spending quality time with my husband, kids & dog.

What is your eBay ID?
lyndsayleila

How did you come up with your ID, is there a story behind it?
I picked my ID before I started selling custom clothing. It is a combination of my two daughter's names. Many times I thought about changing it, but just haven't come up with the "right" one yet.

Are you a member of a design group? How long have you been a member of that group?
I have been a member of the Lil Peas for 1 year now. I was given the job of leader about 8 months ago.

How long have you been selling your designs on eBay?
I started selling my designs in April of 2005.

What got you started?
My sister is the one that introduced me to Ebay custom boutique. She was looking for a dress for her daughter when she stumbled across the community. I've been hooked ever since.
What is your inspiration for your designs?
So many things inspire me. First and formost are my kids. They are spirited and beautiful! I love to create for them. I can be inspired by the change of season, the weather, fabrics....just about anything.

Is there any other designers you admire?
Wow, that is a really difficult questions because I admire so many. Leslie of gigglez*n*grinz - LOVE her and her style and Susan of little*moonkey - just to name a few.

What is your favorite design you have created?
Hmmm, well that is hard because I usually like them all. I think my all time favorite is my white/navy nautical set and then a close second would be my Pat the Bunny set.






What is your favorite fabric designer?
I don't have a favorite, but right now I love Heather Bailey's Freshcut collection.

What is your favorite custom auction on eBay right now?
I love this one from Jeramie - ritchie*rags



and this one from Kirsten - oli*beli




If you could max out your credit card at one store, what store would that be?
Louis Vuitton

What can we expect from you in the future?
I'm starting to plan my fall line. It will be fun, colorful and wearable. You will see lots of knit sets from me this fall/winter.

Click Here To Go To Lisa's Current eBay Auctions

Click Here To Go To Lisa's "Me" Page

***Lisa Is Offering A 10% Discount On Any Custom Auction, or Free Shipping, Your Choice! Just Mention You Read Her Interview On My Blog.

3 comments:

PamperingBeki said...

I love all of Lisa's designs! She and her sister are such wonderful people too. :)

beth said...

if this doesn't make you want a little girl. how adorable. i have 3 sisters and my mom had many of our outfits and dresses made. i don't know what i'd do with a boy.
thanks for sharing.

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