Thrift tip: Forget the numbers

Hi friends! I'm jumping in here with another tall tip / thrift tip. Don't look at number sizes at the thrift store. Have an idea of your body's shape and scout out clothes that match what you know about yourself. I would have passed by my all time favorite thrifting finds - a Talbot's pea… Continue reading Thrift tip: Forget the numbers

Sewing, style, and sleep: interviewed by “The Daily Sew”

I met Mary in the Style School alum group but I KNEW of Mary and her inspiring Daily Sew blog long before that.  Mary's post about Stasia's Style School is actually one of the things that led me to pull the trigger and sign up for Style School after years of internet stalking Stasia and sinking into… Continue reading Sewing, style, and sleep: interviewed by “The Daily Sew”

On Scissors: Round 2

A friend asked me a few months ago how I choose the right length when shortening a full skirt.  I wrote a bit about this in a post for Tall Tips Tuesday -Thrift Long and Alter 🖖🏼 - but I don't think I went into enough detail, just some hand-waving math proof shenanigans #imamathmajor.  Since this… Continue reading On Scissors: Round 2

I HEART NAPS BUT I STAY WOKE

I was in a dark place 7 months ago.  I was coming to the end of my medical leave of absence following my ski accident and was supposed to be thinking about going back to school or finding a job.  But I knew I was sick.  I knew I would fail at grad school if… Continue reading I HEART NAPS BUT I STAY WOKE