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Block 141: July 8, 2013

  And today, I made a mistake. I cut one of my outer edges with 1/8″ of seam allowance. Ooops! When I realized this catastrophe, I toyed with throwing this Crane away and re-doing it. But, no, I’m embracing this imperfection. It is what it is. Love your flaws, everyone! Date: July 8, 2013 Crane: … Continue reading

Block 139: July 6, 2013

  I’ve been up since 3am. Today, I’ve already sewn two pleated cotton skirts. I have to finish making a kimono in the next three hours.  I really want today to end already. Date: July 6, 2013 Crane: 139 Days Spent on Project: 139 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it … Continue reading

Block 133: June 30, 2013

  I couldn’t sleep last night, but for good reasons: I kept piecing out ways to work on these last three outfits I have to make for The Tempest. Date: June 30, 2013 Crane: 133 Days Spent on Project: 133 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Jennifer F. (Not … Continue reading

Block 132: June 29, 2013

  Saturday! I get to start sewing three corsets for The Tempest today. I’ve cancelled all my plans, so here we go! Date: June 29, 2013 Crane: 132 Days Spent on Project: 132 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Sarah H. When Brigid was the President of Kenyon’s student … Continue reading

Block 131: June 28, 2013

  Another day in. Another day out. Date: June 28, 2013 Crane: 131 Days Spent on Project: 131 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Hannah L. Hannah was Rowan’s (yesterday’s Crane) roommate in that first year hall at Kenyon. She had a twin, which was kinda awesome. She was … Continue reading

Block 123: June 20, 2013

  One corset mock-up made last night; debating if I should make three, or if I can get away with two for my fittings next week… Date: June 20, 2013 Crane: 123 Days Spent on Project: 123 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Molly B. Molly and I had … Continue reading

Block 107: June 4, 2013

  Tuesday. I need to keep myself occupied today; I’ve been having some low thoughts already. Date: June 4, 2013 Crane: 107 Days Spent on Project: 107 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Elizabeth H. And Elizabeth completes the group of people who actually transformed my life in high … Continue reading

Block 94: May 22, 2013

  Still on the tone-on-tone kick. I think it’ll make a difference in the long run with the final product. I’m reminding myself it’s good to surround yourself with supporting players, instead of trying to create lead roles with each encounter. Date: May 22, 2013 Crane: 94 Days Spent on Project: 94 Location: Apartment, Washington … Continue reading

Block 83: May 11, 2013

  And it’s the weekend. Too bad I feel booked. Feast or Famine. Date: May 11, 2013 Crane: 83 Days Spent on Project: 83 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Now is as good a time as any. Today’s Crane is for Mark E., a neighbor and fellow dog … Continue reading

Block 79: May 7, 2013

  Tuesday! Today I’m going to see a production of ‘Night Mother downtown… How long will it take before I start sobbing? Date: May 7, 2013 Crane: 79 Days Spent on Project: 79 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: We’ll jump to the present day, today. I’ll dedicate this … Continue reading