Catalogue of Sorts

What I wear, when I wear it, and how it works on my bike

Author Archives: Lizzy

Still Here, More or Less

I’m still going through and throwing away or donating many things in moth storage. I’m also still buying things. Specifically, I have bought a couture St John dress from the … Continue reading

August 7, 2018

It’s Nearly June

Today, I have a long day, including a philanthropy meeting. I’m wearing my incredible floral Ella Bakers and a new dress from Nordstrom’s house brand Halogen. It’s really comfortable and … Continue reading

May 24, 2018


I was rolling along with my Stowe bags when the bobbin winder on my 50 year old Singer popped off. I was not entirely surprised (when I oiled the machine … Continue reading

April 23, 2018

Working, Sewing, Riding, Not Documenting

I have cut Simplicity 8682 from a poly rayon print. It’s a simple dress with minimal shaping, no collar, short sleeves. It should be a very quick project but I … Continue reading

April 19, 2018

My Schedule is Dumb

I don’t even know if I’m coming or going anymore. I managed to bike today–it was drizzling slightly, but warm and not crowded. I wore the Nau rain pant over … Continue reading

March 27, 2018

Monday, Quite Cold

I am dressed entirely in synthetics today (spandex, acrylic, nylon), save my wool overcoat, gloves and hat. And I am cold. Cold. I just can’t get warm, though I have … Continue reading

February 12, 2018

Monday, Cold

I am nearly finished with the cape. After struggling with the buttonhole, I’ve reached a point where it’s functional and not too unattractive. Now all that’s left is hemming (the … Continue reading

February 5, 2018

Sick, busy, still busy and sick!

Today I am wearing the world’s best Ugg lounge pants and top–they were a Christmas present–because I am sick. Yesterday, I went to work and to Book Club. I wore … Continue reading

January 23, 2018

Cold, Busy, More Cold, More Busy

I did manage to bike to work three times this month–once when it was frigid, once when it was warm and once when it was snowy. I’ve been wearing my … Continue reading

January 17, 2018

New Year! New Week! New Skirt!

Travel is done for now. The office is more or less open again. I biked in single digits last week but not today at the start of another unseasonably warm … Continue reading

January 9, 2018



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