Catalogue of Sorts

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

Tag Archives: vogue

More than a Week

Both, this whole moth abatement thing is dragging the blog down. Let’s see. I ended up returning everything I bought at the NAS except a grey cotton cardigan (a summer-weight … Continue reading

August 9, 2016

Friday, Not Much

I ran across the street to run an errand in my WaxTrax t-shirt and a jersey skirt. It’s finally getting too warm outside. Then I started boxing up the patterns. … Continue reading

June 27, 2014

Wednesday, At Home

Despite it being Bike to Work Week, I’m staying home for the rest of the week. Which is a little sad because a thunderstorm brought the temperature back down to … Continue reading

June 18, 2014

Friday, Slightly Embarassed

I broke my budget/promise to myself and bought the new Colette pattern and some fabric.  One of the online fabric stores had some really inexpensive knits, so I bought them: … Continue reading

April 18, 2014

Saturday, Nothing Much

I added the sleeve to the bodice of the Vogue 8764, which was a good thing, because the sleeve does not fit at all. I can barely get myself into … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sunday, Slowly

The snow was just a dusting, but it’s pretty cold outside. We had no plans and so I unpicked, pinned and re-sewed the shoulder seams on the vexing grey dress. … Continue reading

March 16, 2014

Sunday, Slow

The new darts helped considerably to make the grey dress a better fit, but it’s still not quite right. The fit across the shoulders is bad (well, really, it’s the … Continue reading

February 23, 2014

Sunday, Frustrating.

I finished the wool crepe sheath dress and it’s a shapeless sack, which I don’t understand, since the muslin was snug. I’m slightly larger than the dummy, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

February 16, 2014

Sunday, Stuff

Because the first goal for the sewing stash in 2014 was a simple sheath dress I can wear under suitcoats, I gave it a second go after being disappointed in … Continue reading

February 2, 2014

Friday, At Home

Today, I did a muslin for Very Easy Vogue 8945, which is–indeed–very easy: three pieces for the body, four darts, and (in the version I am making) a short sleeve … Continue reading

January 31, 2014



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