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dye job

I’ve been rather uninspired by some of my clothes in part because the colour of them doesn’t quite work for me. I figure I’m a soft summer meaning that colours should generally be cool and soft, but some of my … Continue reading

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socks!

I am the proud owner of a new pair of socks! Inspired primarily by Carolyn, I got it in my head that I wanted some nice wool socks. Given that my knitting skills are non-existent, when I spotted this lovely … 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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dance performance

So here we all are in our Day of the Dead outfits (first mentioned here). Everyone made their own flower belts and headpieces, although the folks wearing turbans (myself included) just had to tuck or pin flowers to the turban … Continue reading

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a look and a find

Saturday night was the dance performance for which I made that flowery belt. The theme for our piece was the Day of the Dead, hence skulls and flowers. Apparently, it was a little freaky from the audience’s perspective. It was … Continue reading

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costume belt

We’ve got a dance performance coming up at the end of November, which requires a bit of new costuming. I’m used to collecting jewelry or slowly (ever so slowly) making garments, which results in a look that gradually evolves from … Continue reading

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London style

Update on the first impediment to sewing: the move We packed up everything that would fit in the trailer that was at our disposal, then sent it on ahead to be closer to its final destination. There it sat until … Continue reading

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