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Month: June, 2012

WHO DAT? OR, WER IST DAS?

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away….I did a little modeling for Martha Stewart Living. Really, I was just modeling the iron-on-embellished tote pictured up top as a favor to my friends in the craft and style departments at the magazine. You see, I used to edit books at MSLO, and this shoot [...]

THE FUTURE IS NOW: REIMAGINING CLAIRE MCCARDELL’S FUTURE DRESS, Part I

My first go at the future dress As a kid, I often liked to watch old musicals simply for the costumes. I could appreciate Fred and Ginger’s fancy footwork, but it was usually Ginger’s gowns that really got me excited. I dreamed of recreating these ethereal, flowing dresses, and I sketched them out on napkins [...]

BLOGGING FOR BURDA! (AND ANOTHER BUILT-IN BRA TUTORIAL)

The past couple months, Camp Fish has been overrun with my  built-in bra obsession. Apparently, I can’t keep my underthings to myself (or even to my little corner of the interwebs!). I just wrote a blog post for BurdaStyle, with a tutorial on building a bra into Burda’s sporty tank with crosswise straps. In addition [...]

TYRANNY OF THE HANDMADE

Since starting to sew seriously for myself, about a year ago, I’ve tried to wear as many things that I’ve made as possible. At first, wearing my own clothes felt intimidating. What if my seams busted? Or what if people thought my creations were ugly, but didn’t want to tell me?  Really, I didn’t have [...]