Tag Archives: modern

crescent moon power, make-up!

because, look, i can be one of the cool geeks making stuff out of awesome sheets too. it will likely surprise NO ONE reading this that i once owned a set of sailor moon bedsheets, in the late nineties and … Continue reading

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simplicity 1803 + simplicity 1873 = awesomesauce

weird, but true story of how bloggers know me better than anyone: i was describing a make – really, any make, but it might have been this one – to clio, whose only answer was, “i pretty much imagine you … Continue reading

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sewaholic saltspring: operation black tie

picture the scene: atlantic city. march. bleak. cigarette smoke and slot machines. i felt like i was smuggling something untoward into the building as i carried my 11-lb featherweight in its case out of the car and into the lobby, … Continue reading

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update: #fqchallenge mood board

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the road to crazytown, it is paved in silk scraps: patchwork pieced deer and doe datura blouse

the genesis of this specimen is from a very innocuous, friendly-seeming book helpfully titled “we love color.” “we love color.” well, so do i – what could be more harmless? and there i sat, innocently – remember, back before the … Continue reading

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deer and doe datura in symposium and sheer

i’ve been obsessed with the idea of sheer yokes lately. something about it is playful and daring while still decorous – modest, if you will, although that is not a word i typically use. my initial inspiration for this piece … Continue reading

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a snowy day here in siberia deserves a snuggly outfit: papercut patterns rigel bomber (refashion)

here’s the view from my window today. awesome, right?  according to the weather channel’s bizarre new method of naming storms, this is winter storm “maximus.”  i’ve noticed that while touting this new name whenever possible, the weather channel has declined … Continue reading

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