• birds

    For Christmas and birthdays I usually make my sister some sort of clothing item and this year it was a bird print helen top. I love the way it turned out so much I am hoping to make one for myself. I wish I had a photo of her wearing it because she styled it […]

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  • new year

    happy new year. 2009 went out with an unfortunate bang. My cat of 17.5 years had a stroke and had to be put to sleep and my car was stolen and totaled, all of this happening in the second half of December. Today was spent drinking tea and re-organizing our apartment and studios. I don’t […]

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  • my neighborhood

    It’s been so gloomy around here lately, the streetlights have been staying on all day and the snow keeps floating down little by little. Yesterday I went over to Wicker Park to meet my friend so we could stop by the yarn store and other post-christmas errands, and I took a few photos of my […]

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  • post-holiday

    I’ve been trying to get the apartment and my studio back into working order post-holidays and it has been an uphill battle. I’m about 85% done and I’ve completely run out of steam, now I’m trying some hot chocolate with a candy cane stuck in it to try to perk me up. I definitely do […]

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  • new top new necklace

    I started making this top before my party but just never had time to finish it until today. It’s made of the same fabric as the top below and is a variation of my Hannah top. I like it paired with my new LULU necklace for fun points. I think I am now going to […]

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  • birthday birthday

    I made my Helen top in plaid for my friend Jessica for her birthday. I love this fabric, it’s so soft and has a pretty great drape for a cotton woven. It’s fun to be able to make friends clothes in their size with patterns you made and know they’re the only one with that […]

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