Tagged with career

Block 840: November 11, 2015

Happy Veteran’s Day, everyone. Date: November 11, 2015 Crane: 840 Days Spent on Project: 995 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music I listened to while sewing: Again, strolling through Spotify. This week’s “Discover” Playlist isn’t as spot on as last week’s unfortunately. Thoughts/Feelings behind the block: Today I … Continue reading

Block 803: October 5, 2015

Well. Today has certainly been a long day, hasn’t it? Date: October 5, 2015 Crane: 803 Days Spent on Project: 958 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music I listened to while sewing: I decided to deepen my appreciation for The Chemical Brothers today; I discovered via Spotify that … Continue reading

Block 743: August 6, 2015

And wow. Just wow. It’s amazing how palpable the change feels at work. Date: August 6, 2015 Crane: 743 Days Spent on Project: 898 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music I listened to while sewing: When I was sewing this, I was listening to… What? The time between … Continue reading

Block 714: July 8, 2015

Sitting on a deck on a cliff in Neskowin, Oregon this morning overlooking the Pacific Ocean this morning. Date: July 8, 2015 Crane: 714 Days Spent on Project: 869 Location: Neskowin, OR Person I would have sent it to: Rachel L. Rachel was the third and last costume designer working at that Arkansas Summer Theater Festival … Continue reading

Block 638: April 22, 2015

It’s the first day of school for our tenth (out of 11!) show this season. I am starting to understand how regional theater just eats up the people it employs… Date: April 22, 2015 Crane: 638 Days Spent on Project: 792 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Let me go … Continue reading

Block 460: June 10, 2014

Stand. Out. Date: June 10, 2014 Crane: 460 Days Spent on Project: 477 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Sam H. Sam was another one of the craftspeople who worked out of Martin’s Costume Shop. I met him, like I met most of those people, back in 2008 when we rented … Continue reading

Block 371: March 13, 2014

  Woke up at 3am, having had the most intense dream about this summer’s upcoming work… and macaroni and cheese. I didn’t get anymore sleep and I really want to get to the gym now after dream-eating all those carbs and dairy. Date: March 13, 2014 Crane: 371 Days Spent on Project: 389 Location: Apartment, … Continue reading

Block 309: January 10, 2014

  It’s snowing outside again. And the snowflakes are HUGE! Date: January 10, 2014 Crane: 309 Days Spent on Project: 328 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Kanae H. Kah-Nah-EH… That’s how you pronounce it. She would always clarify that the “EH” was more like a burp than a … Continue reading

Block 24: March 13, 2013

Wednesday. Happy Hump Day. (Hurrah!) Much better behaving Crane today. I think this one was my fastest yet; definitely under an hour, from start to finish, including placing the pattern, cutting, and stitching! Back on track after yesterday’s frustration. I’ve re-earned my sewing badge. Date: March 13, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I … Continue reading

Block 3: February 20, 2013

Number Three! It’s still taking me about an hour to put one of these together, although I am cutting the pieces out faster (and eye-balling the seam allowance at this point, which is still a generous half an inch). I keep getting stuck on a few of the triangles that have similar side lengths; most … Continue reading