Tagged with costumes

Block 839: November 10, 2015

Despite how I must feel on the inside, I must be giving off a lot of confidence on the outside right now. Date: November 10, 2015 Crane: 839 Days Spent on Project: 994 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: TBD Music I listened to while sewing: I’ve got a comedy … Continue reading

Block 753: August 16, 2015

Ten days until all the stitches in my mouth will be removed. Two days until the first day of rehearsal for the first play of the season. It’s 7:24pm on Sunday, August 16, 2015, and I have 13 and a half hours until the work day starts. Date: August 16, 2015 Crane: 753 Days Spent … Continue reading

Block 657: May 11, 2015

We are down to the last two weeks of the shop’s employment for the season. I can’t believe we’ve done all this work in this amount of time. I can’t believe it. Date: May 11, 2015 Crane: 657 Days Spent on Project: 811 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I … Continue reading

Block 643: April 27, 2015

I am just now realizing how expensive this project is becoming. My quilting stash is depleting! Date: April 27, 2015 Crane: 643 Days Spent on Project: 797 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I need to continue on with that outdoor Shakespeare production. As much as I want to forget … Continue reading

Block 618: March 1, 2015

Thankfully Sunday. Date: March 1, 2015 Crane: 618 Days Spent on Project: 740 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Right before the ill-fated show debacle happened in the late Spring of 2013, I was called by my friend Sydney, who asked if I might help her with an opera that … Continue reading

Block 577: January 14, 2015

Zero to sixty to zero to sixty to zero. Date: January 14, 2015 Crane: 577 Days Spent on Project: 695 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Rodney G. Rodney is a milliner in New York that makes hats (obviously). I first met him back in 2010, when we were working … Continue reading

Block 525: November 20, 2014

: In bed at midnight, up at 5am. It’s another week of tech, ladies and gentlemen. Date: November 20, 2014 Crane: 525 Days Spent on Project: 640 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Dr. Howser. I think that’s how you spell his name? Maybe? Maybe not. When I was in … Continue reading

Block 523: November 18, 2014

And like that, everything started at the same time. Go figure. Date: November 18, 2014 Crane: 523 Days Spent on Project: 638 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Brahman Alcana Pretty Beautiful Petki Floyd. Brahman was the Heinz 57 dog that my eldest sister adopted when she was in college. … Continue reading

Block 518: November 13, 2014

Today I experienced my first Portland winter snowstorm. The temperature dropped dramatically and it started to sleet. For about 10 minutes. And then it melted. And then the city SHUT DOWN. Welcome to Portland, everyone. It kinda pales in comparison to the Polar Vortex in New York in January, sure… Date: November 13, 2014 Crane: … Continue reading

Block 406: April 17, 2014

No sleep last night. Anxiety attack, for the win. Date: April 17, 2014 Crane: 406 Days Spent on Project: 424 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Nathan L. I don’t normally plan out color combinations for the specific person that I’m going to dedicate a Crane to but, strangely, … Continue reading