Tagged with Sondheim

Block 561: December 26, 2014

Saw Into The Woods last night. Still swooning over it all. Date: December 26, 2014 Crane: 561 Days Spent on Project: 676 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Bassel H. When I was hired to design another production with the Yale Dramat a few years ago, they had already lined … Continue reading

Block 560: December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas, or as I’m choosing to call it: HAPPY INTO THE WOODS DAY! Date: December 25, 2014 Crane: 560 Days Spent on Project: 675 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: After I worked with Candice non-stop for two months, I was extended an offer to interview with the Yale … Continue reading

Block 357: February 27, 2014

  “Happy birthday to me.” Wow. Date: February 27, 2014 Crane: 357 Days Spent on Project: 375 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Denise O’B. Denise is a hair, wig, and make-up designer that the Yale Rep and the Yale School of Drama has on staff for all their … Continue reading

Block 241: October 28, 2013

  Monday. Date: October 28, 2013 Crane: 241 Days Spent on Project: 253 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Over the seven summers I spent at the National High School Institute, I spent six working in the costume shop, first as a designer and then I would eventually manage … Continue reading

Block 157: July 24, 2013

  Wednesday, everyone! We’re in the middle of the week with nowhere to go but onward! Date: July 24, 2013 Crane: 157 Days Spent on Project: 157 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Erika S. Erika was the fourth roommate in the apartment that became the central hub of … Continue reading

Block 106: June 3, 2013

  Date: June 3, 2013 Crane: 106 Days Spent on Project: 106 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Adam C. Adam transferred to Brebeuf during our Sophomore year. He would prove to be the third person in the group of four that made up my circle of close friends. … Continue reading

Block 99: May 27, 2013

  Date: May 27, 2013 Crane: 99 Days Spent on Project: 99 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Katie R., another friend from Brebeuf.   It’s weird; I know she was one of the major high school friends by the time senior year came around. But I can’t remember … Continue reading

Block 67: April 25, 2013

There are days when it takes 10 minutes to sew a 4 inch straight seam. There are days when the bobbin runs out one inch away from finishing the completed block. There are days when the sewing needle snaps in two when you go over pressed seams. (Not sure how that happened; but after replacing … 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

Block 16: March 5, 2013

Happy Tuesday, friends! Today I made a really bold gesture: I didn’t label the block pieces as I cut them out. Instead, I relied on my memory of which piece is which! That’s a pretty risky move, don’t you think? After 16 of these, I’ve also developed an order in which I sew the pieces … Continue reading