Catalogue of Sorts

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

Sunday becomes Monday becomes Tuesday and is now Wednesday

On Sunday, I finished the muslin for both the Advance 8713 and the Vogue 7674. I cut an extra inch on the 7674, just in case, but it fit on … Continue reading

January 11, 2017

2017, Already Trying One’s Patience

It was single digits all week, but I can’t find my heavy duty cycling gear in the anti-moth storage nor can I locate where I put the tights made of … Continue reading

January 6, 2017

Time Off

It was single-digits all week mid-December but it was the dumb work schedule that kept me off my bike. I would have been warmer cycling because all my really heavy-duty … Continue reading

December 28, 2016

Monday, Snow and More Snow

There’s lots of snow. My snow bike is repaired and ready to ride but my week’s schedule is such that I’m not riding. Which makes me sad because the world … Continue reading

December 13, 2016

Weekend in Tweed Practice

I re-muslin’d the jacket in the right size and the fit is pretty good. The pockets are okay–the in-seam placement is less than ideal and they’re not very deep. I … Continue reading

December 4, 2016

Tweeds, Muslins, Rain and Lights

Over the weekend I cut and sewed a muslin for the reflective tweed vest with a self-drafted pocket. The pocket worked out very nicely, but it was pretty clear from … Continue reading

November 28, 2016

Moths Be Damned, Sewing with Wool

I’ve started work on the projects for the souvenir reflective tweeds I bought in London. I’ve picked the patterns, traced where necessary, gathered the muslin and linings, swatched additional fabrics … Continue reading

November 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Home Again

I’ve been out of the country and under a rock–or more accurately, a blanket fort. I’m home now, not up for society, but expected back at work on Monday. The … Continue reading

November 18, 2016

Yo-Yo Weather

We’re going to Hamilton! An American Musical on Wednesday and I just don’t know what to wear. I went into the vacuum bags to look for something and ended up … Continue reading

October 24, 2016

Weekend, Monday

I sent back the other grey sweater dress to Nordstrom today. It was a very good dress and it fit nicely, but I did not need it and I guess … Continue reading

October 17, 2016



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