I wasn’t lying when I said the pandemic gave me a strong desire to add prints to my wardrobe–and time. Time at home. Time with my sewing machine (much needed). I made a bunch of 100 Acts of Sewing pants no. 1 and shirt no. 2 to get me in the clothes making groove (greatContinue reading “f.o. : patterned outfit # many.”
The pandemic has accelerated my interest and production of made by me clothing. Let’s just say, I’ve had time. And I decided, even though my wardrobe loves all black all the time, that this pandemic has urged me toward pattern. All the pattern. Patterned top and patterned bottom. Enter this outfit. The patterns are 100Continue reading “f.o.: 100 acts of sewing pants and shirt.”
I took a screen printing class, held last week at my favorite handmade heaven, Gather Here, and taught by the brilliant Sarah Coyne of Eggagogo. Not only did I learn how to burn my own screens using a photo emulsion process, I got to print my first designs on fabric, a t-shirt, a tote bag,Continue reading “screen printing.”
Some gorgeous new Manos Maxima, purchased yesterday at Gather Here, for the easy yet impressive to those gifted Christopher hat.
The other night, my good friend r.r. summoned me outside Gather Here, one of my favorite stitch lounges owned by friend Virginia; it was to be a covert journey to a new space upstairs which Virginia was feverishly working in that night, while we were downstairs at her Thursday night pints and purls event weContinue reading “Go on, Jenna…”
have always loved the rulers at the base of the check out table in gather here, my friend virginia’s knitting and stitch lounge in cambridge. genius.
I took a bow tie sewing class at Gather Here in Cambridge with my favorite shop owner, sewer, and teacher, Virginia Johnson, on Thursday evening. Since I’ve been wearing bow ties as part of a regular work clothing rotation and style, this class was kismet. Snaps of the finished product, forthcoming.
r.r. and I admiring the beautiful pom poms in the window display at our favorite shop, Gather Here, on Thursday night in Cambridge. Gorgeous, yes.
I love Gather Here, a great stitch lounge in Cambridge that r.r. (see here, and here, and here for her gorgeous work) turned me onto; its like our little hideaway where we can speak to others freely about our nerdy predilections for all manner of craft. And its comfortable and inspiring, and I always dropContinue reading “gather? why, yes. 10.1”
This is a gorgeous unfiltered beer I can’t now place the name of that r.r. had last week before we sewed some birds at Gather Here’s Etsy Craft Party. Summer, indeed. I look forward to more of it, for sure.
Gorgeous BBC Coffehouse Porter; it was down the hatch at Bukowski last Thursday night with r.r., who invited me to Pints and Purls at Gather Here, a glorious new stitch house in Cambridge. Take a visit there; if you need tempting, r.r. has posted some delicious photos of the place.