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Why Alpaca ?

‘It’s all about that face!’   Why Alpaca? Why am I dedicated this fall collection to the Alpaca yarn? First of all, I have to admit the animal itself is one of the cutest little being I’ve ever seen. After going to a Alpaca farm last summer in Quebec, I was charmed by how soft their fleece ‘fur’ was, their cute face, and how they are one of the most sustainable animals in the farming world. They defecate in the same spot they did before (like cats), their hooves doesn’t damage the grasslands, and their fleece can not only be use for yarn but also as a plant fertilizer. There are also 22 Alpaca colors, going from a cream, brown,...

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Market Your Calenders for December 2nd, 2018

It is with great excitement and honor to announce that on December 2nd, 2018_ HMLSTUDIO will be showcased at the Chicago Artisan Market!! For the longest time I’ve been wanting to do a market show yet never felt fully ready until now. What HMLSTUDIO is planning on showing for this up and coming event is a collection dedicated to the Alpaca fleece (yarn) in various forms. I will go in greater detail as to why i’ve decided to dedicate a collection to the adorably cute Alpaca in a future post. In the meantime, my hands has been super busy building various pieces from hats, scarfs, hand wamers,etc...  If you want to see the behind the scenes of my collection building,...

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