Monthly Archives: April 2013

chugging away on vogue 1207

believe it or not, i am still sort of in recovery from this year’s camp chanel. working on two jackets was exhilarating but also hugely exhausting, and at the end of the week i was so excited to be back … Continue reading

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grow write guild prompt #2: dream garden

this post was written in response to a prompt from Gayla Trail and her gardening site, “You Grow Girl.” i’ve spent a lot of time lately mentally apologizing to my mom. i’ll be reading a book, perusing a magazine, walking … Continue reading

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what is it about the couture cardigan jacket, anyway?

i am pretty sure old coco knew what she was doing when she created her iconic cardigan jackets back in the day, given that her entire career was based on dressing the way she wanted to dress and letting people … Continue reading

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return to camp chanel: and then, because i am crazy…

…i did this. wait, no, GET OFF THAT…how am i supposed to work like this?! better. so, on tuesday evening, i started a second jacket.  using my fitted muslin from my lapels-and-godets number, i folded out the lapels, eliminated the … Continue reading

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