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his past few months I have been working on something that took way more time than expected. Has to do with social and environmental responsibility. Has to do with making clothes by hand and wearing them with shy pride… even those having some odd finishes (specially on sleeves and hems, ja!) 269 more words


Grumpy Green Giant

We had a busy weekend, as I suspect most people did, though we don’t do “Black Friday” shopping. There’s plenty else to do, especially when you have greatcoats on the brain, and an annual meeting to attend.   242 more words

Making Things

stretch fabric paradise

I can’t help repeating my favorite pattern ” Hooded Shirt” from “Pattern Magic Stretch Fabrics”. Month ago I made a visit to a stretch fabric alley in Bangkok call Soi Wat Son. 112 more words

Sewing Project

my fashion, my freedom

What I have learned from my self-made year 2012,  as many people say once you have made your own clothes you will never look at clothes the same way again, I am totally agree.   152 more words

Sewing Project

Saving the Comfy Chair, Take II

Between general wear and tear and the generous claws of my Russian Blue companion, the previous canvas re-upholstery job I did on my arm chair last year fell apart and I was recently forced to upgrade. 171 more words



For many years the tradition in my family is to purchase 24 small inexpensive gifts, wrap them and put them in an advent bag.  Each day of advent a present is chosen and we all enjoy the unwrapping.   248 more words

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