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To sew or not to sew

How many times over the last 15 years have I vowed not to make my own clothes? While living in Italy, interesting clothing options popped from every shop window. Why do I need to sew with so many fabulous options nearby? While focusing on art quilts, accepting...
Cool, Baby: MFA’s Hippie Chic

Cool, Baby: MFA’s Hippie Chic

Did you catch it yet? It’s a total trip that I really dig. The Museum of Fine Art’s Hippie Chic fashion exhibit is a blast from the past. The fifty-three outfits span the 1960s and 70s and are curated into five themes according to influence.  The...

Dressing Carefully: Thinking about textile choices

A barometer of culture and class, fashion has always reflected our values.  The textiles in your life are, in essence, a reflection of your style and a statement of time and place.  One of today’s guests on the WBUR On Point radio highlighted just how true this...