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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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happy birthday oona: may it be full of unicorns and rainbows #fqchallenge

so, good things do come to those who wait. i know a lot of people have been eagerly anticipating the results of the fat quarter challenge – – oh, wait, that was just me? because my garment is so freaking … Continue reading

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GWG #29: on wildness

maybe this is what gardening is about: slowly opening the door, a controlling hand making tentative gestures to wildness. – from The Gardener’s Manifesto by Lorraine Johnson ‘i’m determined to tame the wilderness,” i declared confidently to a visiting friend … Continue reading

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my wardrobe architect: influencers

i mentioned previously that i was going to give the wardrobe architect developed by sarai of colette patterns some serious thinking after completing me-made-may.  sarai has really synthesized a lot of what is out there about ‘the perfect wardrobe’ and … Continue reading

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my completely irrelevant opinion about pattern testing and indie designers

i am not and have never been a pattern tester. just sayin’. i’ve never been asked, and i’ve never volunteered.  like a lot of us, i have other demands on my time and right now that time is too precious … Continue reading

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weekend studio: upstate edition

i should start off with this embarrassing stat – sewing done: 0. on my dress form:  a modified simplicity 1610, with a stash linen from the late and lamented paron’s annex and some scraps of lizzy house catnap.  i’m loving … Continue reading

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NY-Lon2014: regarding meetups

i’ve been thinking a lot – perhaps too much – about the sewing community in the week since i have been back from ny-lon2014. because, really, it bears thinking about. you know what i mean: how is it that people … Continue reading

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