Catalogue of Sorts

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

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

On Impulse

It’s beautiful cycling weather–more cyclists but fewer wanderers on the path. I need to get the snow bike tuned up and should probably get some gloves out of storage. I … Continue reading

October 13, 2016

Cooler weather, moths & what-not

The seasons have definitely changed. It’s not cold yet, but it’s consistently cooler and we’re having to think about what to do when it gets cold with regard to the … Continue reading

October 10, 2016



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