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Block 174: August 17, 2013

Date: August 17, 2013 Crane: 174 Days Spent on Project: 181 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Paul T. Paul wasn’t a member of the Kenyon community; he was Professor Tazewell’s brother, and a professional costume designer. As my fourth year continued and my time at Kenyon was coming … Continue reading

Block 52: April 10, 2013

Better picture, better lighting, better focus. Although the picture is slightly off-center. You’re never perfect, ladies and gentlemen. Date: April 10, 2013 Crane: 52 Days Spent on Project: 52 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Sydney G., fellow costume designer and frequent costume assistant/associate. I only worked with her … Continue reading

“Long fats!”

  An update on the fabrics I bought at City Quilter the other day! As you can see, I’ve stuck with my man Roy G. Biv for the moment. As you might NOT see, I discovered a small bin of “end of bolt” pieces: One dollar for solid fabrics and two dollars for prints! Genius! … Continue reading

Fat Quarters!

  Another trip to City Quilter on Friday, for what seems to be a traditional weekly visit at this point. And this time, the employees asked about the project specifically. They even told other customers in line about it. Granted, they called it “cute.” I’m not too sure if I want it to be known … Continue reading

More Fabric!

Managed to get to City Quilters on 25th Street yesterday afternoon. After much hemming and hawing, I bought another 18 fat quarters to add to the project’s stockpile! One of the women who works there, asked point blank what I was doing with all the fabric I was buying recently. “You always only buy fat … Continue reading

Big Spender!

After teaching class this morning, I managed to stop by The City Quilter on 25th Street. I easily and quickly dropped over $100 on fat quarters that looked like they might help me open up my color and pattern palette. Quilting, let it be known, is freakin’ expensive at times. While it seems that I … Continue reading