Monthly Archives: October 2012

sit-n-sew and stormasaurus

look, i’m sorry, but WTF, delaware?  i wasn’t bothering anyone.  it was 10pm on a wednesday night.  and this is how you greet me as i make my way southward for my favorite weekend of the year? it was an … Continue reading

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style in the wild: mccall 6171, roma edition

mccall 6171 in action original construction posts previously styled with… so we spent half my sister’s inheritance at the rome location of etro.  seriously, i am pretty sure there has been an economic stoppage in rome this week because we … Continue reading

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why we sew: a picture story…

the end.  

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style in the wild: updated peasant look, for fall

so i sewed last night.  i made a meringue.  in a beautiful, cheer-inducing yellow, with a few drafting modifications for fun.  clearly this style-posting-to-encourage-sewing thing has merit. well, that and my upcoming sit-n-sew session with susan and kenneth.  i have … Continue reading

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style in the wild: liberty, leather and lace

i’m hoping a few style posts will help me get back in the mood. pattern:  simplicity 2248 in liberty of london “paper roses” sweater:  black cashmere with ruffle lace at neckline stockings:  wolford “twenties” mom’s pearls it’s time, more than … Continue reading

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drooling review: course horse and shibori dyeing at the textile arts center

omg, you guys, i am a little starstruck and still full of energy and excitement. (and also, maybe, watching too many CW re-runs? WHO SAYS OMG?!) last night i snuck out of work early at the invitation of evan and … Continue reading

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