The Pacific Northwest was preparing for a potentially record-breaking storm this weekend. I am equal parts releieved and disappointed to report that the storm did not live up to the predictions, at least not in my neighborhood. The lights flickered when I was making dinner, and the rain was coming sideways for an hour. In … More Sewing Through the Storm
What does one wear to a performance of Romeo & Juliet that is also a party? At most theatrical outings, me and my outfit are visible to the public for maybe 10 minutes in between shedding my coat and sitting down in our seats. I like to look nice, and usually any of my party or … More Thrifted Tales: A $5 Little Black Dress
What took me so long to discover the joys of infinity scarves? … More Infinity Scarves 4ever!
The “I can make it” outlook that comes from learning to sew ultimately made me feel guilty for even thinking about buying something new… … More Buying Clothes When You Are a Proud Sewist
Applying my sewing skills to the development of my museum career. … More Not all of my costumes are for conventions
Pondering the stories of donated clothing, and celebrating an awesome Goodwill find. … More Goodwill Friday Find