My last post was about the first pillow I ever made. This post is about the last pillow that I made (perhaps latest is the better word… Read more “A Tale of Two Pillows, Part 2: A Wedding Anniversary Gift For One of My Brides”
I made this pillow as a Mothers’ Day gift for my mom when I was really little. It’s literally the most important thing I’ve ever made.
When I first met Avi she told me the sweetest story of how her fiancé had proposed to her: he had taken her on a surprise trip… Read more “Avi’s Moroccan Inspired Wedding Gown”
Since people often ask me how do they go about having me make a gown for them I thought I’d write about a particularly memorable bridal consultation… Read more “What’s a Design Consultation Like?”
I recently went to my aunt’s house in Florida to get some much needed sunshine in the middle of winter. In one of her guest bedrooms she… Read more “Grandma’s Tatting”
After my mom had found out that I had been secretly sewing Barbie clothes with her old green Bernina (without having ever been taught how to use… Read more “Sewing History, Part IV: The first time I ever got laughed at by adults…”
September 11, 2001 was a Tuesday; the second Tuesday of my sophomore year at Parsons — and because the first week of classes never really counts —… Read more “Remembering September 11th, 2001”