• a few good looking patterns

    clockwise from top left canvas trousers | karl lagerfeld jacket | jersey jacket | wrap blouse Luke is out of town again (it’s the Armory Show this time) so to pass the time by myself at dinner tonight I perused the patterns on Burda Style.  Here are four that I can imagine adding into a […]

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  • vintage alterations

      Shortly before my sewing machine broke I agreed to do some alterations for a friend on two of her vintage pieces.  One, the Suzy Perette dress, is turning out beautifully.  The amazing suede jacket in the first photo is being a serious pain in the ass.  Someone had the gall to do a really […]

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  • sewing reunion

    Tonight, after 8 weeks at the repair shop, I was reunited with my sewing machine!  It’s been awful.  I have no image to go with this news, so here is a photo + story about my cat.  Roamy is obsessed with water, at a level I’ve never seen before.  I have to buy spring water […]

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