Being “Unproductive” and a Quarantine Serpent

Let me be clear: quarantine, and the reason for it, is not a good thing. I know it has been a terrible burden for so many people. But, I nevertheless have to admit that if I had a choice I’d rather stay in quarantine. My situation in this is lucky. I have no kids and […]

Suffragist Fashion Exhibit at CSU’s Avenir Museum

Suffragist Fashion Exhibit

I was lucky to be able to attend a presentation given by Dr. Einav Rabinovitch-Fox at Colorado State’s Avenir Museum called “Fashioning Women’s Rights: Suffragist’s Political Style and its Visual Legacies”. The talk was given in concert with an exhibit on suffragist fashion. The exhibit featured a collection of dresses worn by women in the […]

Summer Programs and Short Courses in Fashion Design

Short Courses in Fashion Design

If having an actual degree in Fashion Design isn’t all that essential to you, or if you already have one and you just want to brush up on your skills or learn something new, consider the programs listed below. I, for example, am not really looking to get into the “industry”, per se. I want […]

Guide to Choosing the Perfect Yarn, Every Time

The_Perfect_Yarn [line] Don’t let this stress you out too much, but the yarn you choose really can make or break your project. It can mean the difference between something that is a joy to work on, where you can’t wait to return to your needles and add more and more stitches, and an unfinished project that never […]