Monthly Archives: May 2012

practical

… is about the last word I’d use to describe this project. So it’s obvious that I won’t be wearing this to work or to lounge around at home. As dance costume, it’s automatically “special occasion wear”. With an ordinary … Continue reading

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“It’s all right”

During my recent spate of organising, I ran across an interesting item, which I inherited from the previous owner of a place I used to live in. The building had commercial space on the main floor, where this fellow ran … Continue reading

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organising and a little mucking out

My basement is a bit of a disaster – too much stuff generally, plus insufficient organised storage, plus no plan on where to put anything in particular, plus a year and a half of generally shuffling stuff around and taking … Continue reading

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green stripey trousers

A.k.a. those effing pants. I cut these out about a year (!) ago, after which point my good scissors went AWOL, and they still haven’t turned up. I had hoped to complete them in time for a little trip last … Continue reading

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dance costume in action

Here are some photos from a performance in February so you can see what  it looks like when the pieces come together. The textiles I’m wearing here: black base turban – made (well, hemmed) ikat accent scarf – bought coin … Continue reading

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