Catalogue of Sorts

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

Tag Archives: vintage patterns


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

Long Weekend, Short Week, Weekend Again

It was 57 degrees the last Monday in June and supposed to rain in the afternoon, so I biked. It was still crowded. I used the showers at work which … Continue reading

July 6, 2017


I ran errands on Friday (in the Eileen Fisher linen t-shirt dress); helped a friend pack up her apartment to move on Saturday (in the Kuhl sundress); watched Pride from … Continue reading

June 26, 2016

Nothing to Report but Moths

I’m working from home all week, which is good because I am really tired of the four dresses and three skirts in my closet. But there are still moths every … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Wednesday, Day Off

I had the day off, again. How nice for me! I started work on the vintage cape pattern in faux leopard finally. I’ve decided on the mail-order pattern with the … Continue reading

December 30, 2015

Saturday, Sunday

I stayed in for the rest of the weekend. Doing some chores, but not really. Cooking a little, but not really. I plan to be busy Monday (Christmas baking and … Continue reading

December 20, 2015


I took a four day weekend for no reason other than I could. I went out on Friday with some friends for a post-halloween party, wearing my Debbie Harry as … Continue reading

November 8, 2015


Still in the cast–which I’m wearing less at home than probably I ought to be. Yesterday, I wore the TopShop midi dress (burgundy) and a long sleeve top to deal … Continue reading

September 13, 2015


I spent most of the weekend working on a disconium sewing project, which was going really well, until I started to get impatient. So now it’s half-great and half-rushed. I … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

All the Weekend Days

On Friday, I finished the Trapeze dress. The crisp fabric holds the shape well, but I suspect I would prefer the dress in a softer fabric. Although the muslin seemed … Continue reading

June 7, 2015



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