Fish

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Tag: For Baby

THE BABIES WHO LUNCH JACKET

Something I’ve noticed since becoming a mother is that I’m generally dressing Baby better than myself. Take this wool kimono jacket I made last fall, when Baby was 3 months, but that she can still fit into at 8 months (albeit, now as a three-quarter length jacket). I’ve needed a nice little black jacket, literally, [...]

BABY FIREFLY

Although I haven’t posted many makes here over the past year, I have actually been sewing. Tiny things. Baby things. My interview with Liesl Gibson for last week’s Thread Cult inspired me to make an Oliver + S pattern, the Firefly— an adorable, kimono-style jacket with fluttery sleeves. Boy, is it hard taking pictures of this [...]

GOING ORGANIC WITH NEARSEA NATURALS, EPISODE #11 OF THREAD CULT

A couple years ago I was on the hunt for some sustainably produced, possibly organic fabric. When I trolled the garment district here in New York I was surprised to find there weren’t many options. In fact, in most places I visited it was hard to determine exactly where any of the fabric I was [...]

MAKING A BED PAINTING: QUILTING FOR BABY

Photoshopped quilt sketch A few weeks back, Mr. Fish and I did a studio visit with an artist friend of ours. I’m not an artist (or, at least, not a fine arts/visual artist…that’s Mr. Fish’s department), and I haven’t done many studio visits. At first, I was really nervous about having something to say about [...]