Catalogue of Sorts

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

Tag Archives: vintage pattern

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

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

Another Weekend

I’m still not really mobile. We went to the gym (I did some arm work and sat in the steam room, massaging the injured calf) and sat in the sun … Continue reading

September 20, 2015

Sunday, Not Been Paying Attention

I’ve not been paying close attention to what I’m wearing. I’ve been working from home and doing a lot of sewing. I did wear the polka dot dress to a … Continue reading

July 19, 2015

Tuesday, Post-Derecho

Turned left instead of right at the first real fork in the park to avoid anticipated flooding, I was still stymied. I ended up having to ride in traffic, which … Continue reading

July 1, 2014

Sunday, Over My Head

Well, the Simplicity 7122 may not have been the best choice for my next project, no matter how cute it is. The combination of kimono sleeve and princess seam (with … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Wednesday, Undecided

I am supposed to go out and I can’t decide. On the upside, both the “wearable muslin” of the Vogue 9217 and the minidress version of the vintage Simplicity 9204 … Continue reading

June 4, 2014

Thursday, Short

Such a nice ride in. Very humid, but quite cool–I got to pedal steadily the whole way without getting sweaty. Then I discovered that the one man I pass every … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Monday, Not Properly Observant

We were pretty low-key all weekend. Aside from some delicious cocktails in the yard and a nice dinner at the neighborhood kosher BBQ (100% of profits donated to charity!) , … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

Sunday, Where did it go?

We did some chores. Watched some Netflix. Ran some errands. Basically, spent the holiday weekend like any other weekend. I started the Simplicity 9204, which is coming together nicely, but … Continue reading

May 25, 2014



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