Taking a Stab at Base Layers

Mood: Relieved Audio: Compound by Ruben de Ronde Snack: trail mix Drink: Turner’s iced tea I wonder if you haven’t figured out by now that my love for historical fashion runs incredibly deep. Despite this, however, I hardly have any costumes to show for it, let alone any foundations. Past historical projects of mine have […]

Seeing Double

Mood: Excited Audio: Cosmic Gate’s album ‘Wake Your Mind’ Drink: Water Snack: Avocado toast Anna and I have been through a lot together. It seems like a lifetime even though it’s only been little more than a week. In the beginning, it was exciting. But this excitement dulled rather quickly. She started getting rather ‘flaky’ […]

The Forgotten Era

Mood: Mildly frantic Audio: Birds flocking to the hedge Snack: N/A Drink: Yerba Mate Hibiscus and Lime tea So, I was digging through my box of commercial patterns today on a hunch that I had a pattern for combination underwear that I could use as a jumping off point for an upcoming project, when I […]

An Obligatory Re-evaluation

Over the years I’ve become, probably unnecessarily so, cynical about New Year Resolutions. For a while I’ve viewed it as a commercial advertisment for gyms and all things weight loss. Now I view it mostly as a way for the general populace as a whole to garner support for long thought about and much needed […]

When a Sewing Theory Comes Together

Mood: Hangrelieved (hungry angry and relieved) Audio: The sounds of my new neighbors moving in. Snack: Pancakes are on the way. Drink: Limeade Consider this a sneak peek. At some point, I’m going to make a complete write-up of this project. But this will have to suffice in the meantime. I just had to share […]

A Day’s Work

Mood: A bit disappointed and frustrated Audio: Midsomer Murders Drink: Hibiscus and Lime Organic Yerba Mate  Snack: N/A I am damn rusty. It seems like five months is enough time for me to forget practically everything I know about sewing and working with fabric. Today, I set out to create two wearable chemise toiles. But […]

The Room

Mood: I don’t want to go to bed Audio: All the craft podcasts of Youtube. Snack: Leftover steak pizza  Drink: Count Traveler: A blood orange shandy In case I did not mention this before…I moved. We packed up our things and moved away from the city and now reside in a smaller but much more […]

Beautiful Mistakes

Mood: Make this humidity go away. Drink: The rest of my lime infused workout water Snack: N/A Audio: Hoarders: Buried Alive (I really can’t stop watching this show.) Whilst working on this here bralette pattern: The shoulder of the lace dress I’m also working on slipped off the narrow shoulder of my display mannequin  and […]