For whatever reason the start of fall always brings out the academic in me, and this year I seem to be fulfilling those impulses by binging on a bunch of sewing-related non-fiction books. I find myself having the urge to pair down my “currently reading” list by actually finishing a bunch of books I started … More Book Reviews: A History of the Paper Pattern Industry and The Steal Like an Artist Audio Trilogy
It’s been a while since I’ve written a proper book review for the blog (despite having published one only a few days ago), but I think that The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women is definitely worthy of a full report. The Radium Girls is an historical account of the women who … More Book Review: The Radium Girls
You’ll probably want google translate turned on, because the Russian Burda site has this really amazing timeline detailing all of the Burda fashion history! Check it out!
It has been a few months since I was at the Roller Skating National Championships this past summer, but there were a few awesome places I got to visit that were too good to not post about. This was my first year in Lincoln as a non-competitor, so I had more time than normal to … More Tales from the Road: Nebraska Quilt Study Center and Textile Gallery
After forcing my way through A Dance of Cloaks, I wanted to pick up something quick and good. My sister has a pile of “books she thinks I need to read” growing in my room, so I thought I would start to whittle it down. I decided a nice start would be Takayuki Ishii’s One … More Book Review: One Thousand Paper Cranes