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Daughter Fish

Month: September, 2012

SPAM FILTER

If there were such a thing as a sewing citation, as in a ticket, my sewing license would be revoked for dropping, then abandoning sewing pins all around the apartment. Sometimes, after completing a big project, I’ll belatedly notice that the floor sparkles—and not because it’s clean. Even if I pick most of them up, [...]

MY NEW SEWING NOOK (OR, HOW TO FIT YOUR BEDROOM, LIBRARY, DRESSING AREA, AND SEWING SPACE INTO 77 SF!)

Wood. Saw. Hammer. That’s been the game lately around Camp Fish, as Mr. Fish has spent his weekends transforming what was once a mere, boring bedroom into a multi-level castle of efficiency. Did I just write castle? Cabin is what I meant. But we do have lofty, 12-foot ceilings, which made this little number possible: [...]

IMPOSSIBLE TECHNICOLOR

Last month I made a pilgrimage to the Met Costume Institute’s show Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations. I meant to jot something down here sooner, but workdays and moving got the better of me. I enjoyed the show almost as much as last year’s Alexander McQueen exhibit (it’s hard to compete with an antler wedding [...]

MOVIN’ ON UP TO THE WEST SIDE

Well, it’s official. Camp Fish has officially moved to Manhattan. When Mr. Fish and I decided to transplant to the city a few months ago, I was a little dubious. Most of our friends live in center-of-cool Brooklyn, we had a great apartment in up-and-coming Crown Heights, and life was pretty easy. As we honed [...]