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 […]

I Might Have A Problem

I can’t pass a fabric store, or a store that  just so happens to have a fabric section, without ‘just checking’ their selection of sheer fabrics. I always walk out of there with something. Last night it was two six yard bundles of sheer fabric, a measuring tape (the thing I had gone in to […]

Drafting Woes

Mood: Semi-frustrated Audio: Co-Optional Podcast #51 Drink: Iced Apple Cider Chai w/ honey whiskey [because it has been that kind of day.] Snack: N / A Designing/drafting this ‘modernized’ stay pattern has proved to be the more difficult than I anticipated. The Problems? How to make way for hips. The way the Victorians got over […]