Marking Time 8.4.14


"Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off.

Marking Time 8.1.14


"Thank you for choosing Magic Carpet for all your travel needs. Don't exit until the rug has come to a complete stop." —Genie as an airline attendant, from the movie Aladdin



Fashion Week, Day 4

We took the cloth off the loom at the end of Day 3, …



Marking Time 7.31.14


"Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them." —Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943



Fashion Week, Day 3

Another really neat thing happened in the studio today.

Marking Time 7.29.14


"I thought it was a wonderful line – right on the cutting room floor." –Natalie Wood



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"I have some cracks in me.

See how they shine.

Like gold."

Peter Mayer





Just getting back from the SAORI Conference in Atlanta. There is so much to process. Sort out. Digest. I've been gone from these pages for a while, and may need a little longer as I try to find my space. My place.

Marking Time 7.15.14


"Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing." –Thomas Henry Huxley



I've been up since 3am, but Day One of the Saori Post-Conference has my mind spinning and whirling.

Marking Time 7.8.14


"And those seams that are hid from us are of course in the tale itself and the tale has no abode or place of being except in the telling…" –Cormac McCarthy



Yay! It's time for another Tip Tuesday, and today there are two!


I've been sewing a lot this week; doing a lot of draping, pinning, trying on, etc. When I went to try on the pinned garment, the pins kept falling out or poking me.

Marking Time 7.7.14


"Happy the moment when the cloud of divine grace comes in the air, from that cloud you rain pearls of grace in the desert." –Rumi



Marguerite completed her Basic class last week.



She learned to wind a warp by herself and how to dress a Saori loom.

Marking Time 7.3.14


"Art is the colors and textures of your imagination." –Meghan, Los Cerros Middle School, 1999



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