Winter Uniform (via a-z west)

Check out the work of Andrea Zittel. I’m not sure I can properly convey in words how spectacular I think the these pieces are; coveting the dress and sweater especially. There is also desert living, indigo dyeing, a boy named Emmett, and a cat named Thunder Angel. Really worth a look! Now that it is … Continue reading

The End of ‘The Challenge’

Today marks the last day of the shopping challenge (usually just known as ‘The Challenge’) that MCM and I undertook this past year. But I’m not sure if I ever quiet spelled it out for you all here. Basically, I was feeling that, after two moves in one year, I had a little too much … Continue reading

Window Seat Wednesday

Hello and welcome to the late edition of Window Seat Wednesday! I really like today’s choices, here we go! Back in France with a stop in the Versailles gardens. On my very brief trip several years ago we made sure Versailles was on the itinerary but neglected to allocate enough time for the horrific lines. … Continue reading

Christmas Crafty

This past holiday was wonderful and exhausting. Without realizing it I ended up with a gift list that was very crafty and hand-made heavy; now that most all packages have been received I don’t have to worry about saying anything and ruining the surprise. For example MCM got a geometric Wiksten Tank (I’m getting quite … Continue reading

Wiksten Made

Several months back I ordered a tank and dress pattern from Jenny Gordy at Wiksten. I don’t believe I even had a sewing machine at the time but I love stuff from Wiksten and knew it always sold out very quickly so I jumped on the pattern pre-order for the tank and dress. When I … Continue reading

Project Pouch

I came across a sewing project a few days back and I immediately wanted to give it a try. It seemed straight forward, did not require anything other than fabric and a zipper, and looked to be a good next step from the basic skills I had been working on. Eighteenth Century Agrarian Business is … Continue reading

San Francisco Day Trip

On Thursday I thought I would head into the city early, before the Alex Kanevsky show, to hit up a cute little shop I’ve been seeing online and wanted to check out in person. The General Store (more on that later) is deep in the Sunset and it was pleasantly warm and sunny. Back downtown … Continue reading

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