Hiatus

Hiatus, sabbatical, something; I need a break. I packed up my sewing machine, and put the boxes of half-finished corsets and garter belts in storage. I carefully labeled my in progress designs, and put them in envelopes with their notes, so I can tell where I ended my design process, and put them in the […]

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Spring Dress with Hearts Around the Hem

I exiled my sewing machine to the closet in mid-December intending to just take the holidays and January off from sewing. Before I knew it March was here, and my sewing machine was still put away. Of course what was meant to fill me with relief fills me with anxiety. Since moving my studio into […]

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Some Owls

I find my oracles in fiction; which is funny, because I am not a very avid reader. Someday I might post a reading list, but I am not sure it would be relevant to anyone but me. If you pay attention, I share what I’ve learned in the cryptic half sentences of twitter and instagram. […]

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last bird of 2013

Last Bird

Here it is: the last bird drawing on the last page of my 2013 calendar.   I have to admit that most of December with its holiday deadlines has made this project extra challenging to draw and post to instagram every day. And I also have to admit that I am looking forward to not […]

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Cashmere Winter Coat

I had no intention to make myself a new winter coat, but sometimes serendipity happens in the form of finding gorgeous cashmere fabric at a sale for $6. per yard. This fabric treasure was unearthed from a pile of junky fabrics on an unmarked bolt at a clearance sale. I recognised it, because I made […]

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