Month: March 2017

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Road Trip

I was planning to sew up all these baby things this weekend, but will be heading out on a spontaneous road trip with #1 daughter instead. I got packed in 15 minutes, as a result of a) packing cubes, b) […]

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Woven T Muslin

Here is a decidedly unwearable muslin for the Woven T. The making of muslins means that I often end up with multiple unwearable garments in the same time I could have spent making wearable ones. In this case, I am […]

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Idomeneo

LaBella and I went to see the Met HD live streaming of Mozart’s Idomeneo. I had never previously heard of this opera. Mozart wrote it when he was 24, and it’s full of gorgeous music. It also contains some surprises. […]

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Clothing

I bought fabric for a 2017 SWAP — all in the right colors. The top right cubby has some older pieces. The bottom left cubby has the new SWAP fabrics, from top to bottom: georgette lace jersey hybrid woven in […]

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No to the Coat

Last week, with snow on the ground, I decided to make this. Today it’s 78 degrees, so I’ve changed my mind. My husband went to work today. I got up at 5:00 to make his breakfast, saw him off to […]

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Spring Saturday

#1 son and then #1 daughter came over with their spouses, children (just #1 son, actually), and dogs. Balloo, a five month old chow, was super cute as puppies are. He’s fluffy, all black, and has a trick of looking […]

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Big News

#2 son has accepted a visiting assistant professorship in economics at the small liberal arts school where he went as an undergrad. I’m very proud of him. He is quite young to have such a snazzy job, they’re paying him […]

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A Man Walked into a Choir Room…

A guy in bright orange clothes like hunting gear walked into the choir room tonight. “Sorry to interrupt,” he said. “I should have come up here sooner…” He prattled on for a bit, reaching into his boot. Was I the […]