one-piece wardrobe

Engagement Dress

As I’ve mentioned on Instagram, and Facebook, and —let’s be real— to anyone who I have come across in real life in the last three weeks (complete strangers included), John and I have gotten engaged! I’ve been back in Portland since early December, and John came back too for a couple weeks to spend the […]

fabric stores travel

Fabric Stores Paris

I want to start this one off a little differently, because while my French is no where near fluent, between the years I spent studying and the few trips I’ve taken to France, I’ve been able to pick up some fabric related vocabulary that (I hope!) will help someone else navigate through the mounds and […]

travel wardrobe

Me Made Vienna + Budapest

As someone who grew up in both the nearly-continent-sized US and the isolated islands of Japan, the concept of traveling just a few hours to visit a different country is totally new to me. It really is quite strange to be able to say “we took a day trip to France last weekend,” but, as we […]

one-piece wardrobe

Vogue 8996

Pattern: Vogue 8996 Fabric: 100% cotton tartan from Fabric Depot Size: 6 Adjustments: 1.5” removed from bodice length, taken in by ~2cm from bodice side seams and shoulder seams, shortened by several inches. Location: Natural History Museum – Vienna, Austria I picked up this 100% cotton plaid over the summer at Fabric Depot, one of […]