The Long Goodbye: 7 Days of Summer

Chilly mornings, even paired with baking hot days, means fall has arrived in New England. No longer can I deny this and bury my head in the sand that is summer sewing! Sadly, this also means I need to put away summer clothes and pull out cool and cold weather clothes. Specifically, this means saying […]

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How the West Was Won (Part Two)

The final part of my trip brought me to Los Angeles — sunny, hot, palm trees, and all the fabric you could possibly want. I took the world’s lowest Megabus from Las Vegas to LA, managing to whack my head on the roof of the top deck about five times before we even took off. […]

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Saturday Musings: Snow Fall

When I left my job in 2010 to ‘make a living as an artist’ (which declaration won the 2010 award for “vaguest goal”) I thought I was going to be a photographer. I love photography and I thought I was good enough at it. *pause for effect* Sigh. Turns out, taking thoughtful snaps of things […]

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Bang-uary

January is kicking off 2015 with a bang! In my neck of the woods, I debuted my reversible skirt at work yesterday. Woohoo! It was very comfy, much more comfy than my work pants. I did have to wear two pairs of tights under it and three layers of tops above, but the two layers […]

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Blame It On the Rain

Here’s another OOTD! Today’s is a me-made, OOTD, though. This outfit consists of two very special makes: the top is McCall’s M6078, but this version is my very first attempt at this pattern. Furthermore, this is my very first make which was viable — fit well, well-stitched, I followed the pattern pieces and instructions, and […]

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