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August 18: Day One

What I Wore:

Outfit: Chambray shirt (canadian tuxedo anyone?), garnet pants, pearl accessories, gold stag necklace, leopard print flats. Hair: Monday-Bunday. Makeup: Practically non-existent. My face is being rather cooperative today, so just mascara and eyebrow pencil (because where I accidentally shaved off my eyebrow isn’t growing back). 342 more words


My Personal Challenge

As I posted last time, one of my goals is to get better at making clothing. I still don’t have the revised pattern piece, but I did email them again this morning to ask about it and to point out that there is also not a notch for one side of the sleeve. 691 more words


The Archer of Many Details: finished!

My Archer of Many Details is complete, and I have to say, I really like this one!  Not surprisingly, it’s the little details that make all the difference.   867 more words


The Archer of many details: in progress

The latest project on my sewing table is my third Archer, which I’ve affectionately dubbed “The Archer of Many Details.”  I’ve been meaning to try out a bunch of new-to-me shirt-making techniques, and I figured I’d give them all a go in a single project.   511 more words


Blue Chinos

Meatpacking District
Hudson and 14th St.

The one thing I love about summer in New York is the guys bringing out the colorful chinos. Color is good in the pant area. 65 more words

Downtown Man

Repairing handmade garments: Spring Archer

This weekend I decided to tackle a little project that had been on the back burner for quite a while: repairing one of my handmade garments.   691 more words