Author Archives: puu

announcements, announcements, announcements!

if the words “what a horrible way to die” followed by a chorus of frère jacques are going through your head right now, we’re already on the same page. jennifer at workroom social has gathered a true dream team of … Continue reading

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drape drape does comfy

i know these aladdin-style knickers from drape drape #1 come in for their fair share of ridicule, but i rather love them.  and here is why. a month or so ago i was invited to a big girls’ night lasagna … Continue reading

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WIP report: marfy 1756, or as i like to call it, THE BEST JACKET EVER

as i mentioned last week i’m deep in the weeds on my latest (and greatest) chanel-style jacket. it’s ridiculous, truly, how many i have by now:  7, to be honest.  BUT.  but.  three are for “every day” wear.  two are … Continue reading

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me-made-everyday style report and the BEST casual friday EVER

friends, what a wild and weird week it has been for me here in the ‘time corridor’, to throw in an a propos sailor moon reference. i quit my corporate job this week to open a consulting firm with my … Continue reading

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jean-ius strikes again?

another pair of my elizabeth and james “crosby” style jean-ius jeans.  i got much better at my topstitching on this second pair, which i think shows, and i love the print on the denim. it’s liberty of london stretch denim … Continue reading

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from my soap box, i almost can’t see the book review (gertie sews vintage casual)

i’ve recently come to feel that a lot of my life lately is about my feminism. i feel like it’s suddenly me in that long-ago episode of law & order where jack is mocking claire kincaid for her “latent feminism” … Continue reading

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me-made-everyday: style report

megan neilsen crescent top (again!!) in lizzy house catnap for a casual friday romp franken-patterned 1960s mccall in liberty of london ‘dorie’ for a political cocktail party simplicity 1803 in overscale rose cotton, avec blazer and boots butterick circle skirt … Continue reading

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