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An Appaloosa kind of thing.

Above, see Celia Pym’s “Hope’s Sweater” from 1951, a moth eaten sweater with darning.

Is it just me or does it make your heart beat faster too? 59 more words


April 20, 1932

Wed., 20  Morning devotions. Mansfield visible after a long veiling. A day of sunshine. The bird is still here. Henrietta comes to dinner & Tuttle takes her to the corner where she has to walk home. 13 more words


Slow Fashion Citizen: Tom Van Deijnen

BY KATRINA RODABAUGH | It’s a true honor to share this interview with today’s Slow Fashion Citizen, Tom Van Deijnen otherwise known as Tom of Holland… 2,324 more words


'Invisible Mending', by C.K.Williams

Invisible Mending

Three women old as angels,
bent as ancient apple trees,
who, in a storefront window,
with magnifying glasses,
needles fine as hair, and shining…

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Zen And The Arts Of String

Altering a too small dress

Back when I was still at uni, I bought this polka dot dress from a charity shop. I loved the shape and the fabric, but it was too big in the bodice. 517 more words


Recent craftings, Brown Kirtle finished

Following Drachenwald’s Crown Tourney I left some items unpacked for mending. A wool petticoat skirt got new hooks and eyes for closure so I won’t have to ask for help each time, a pair of hose got mended, a shirt was fixed up and the extraneous stiffening in the front opening of my new brown kirtle (which premiered at Crown) was removed. 324 more words

Project Finished

sweat the small stuff

I hate spending money. I hate having bills. I prefer to spend my money paying the money I owe than buying new things I really don’t need. 212 more words

Saving Money