The blog Spitalsfields Life is just a gift, this post is particularly pertinent

Button Maker.

photo by the Gentle Author of Spitalsfields Life

Meanwhile, I am hemming dresses

Girls come in all sizes for this choir. There are four choirs I'm hemming, but the pants choirs are already done.

Altogether there are 22 for this one, 8 for the other, with a couple more coming in. I'm actually half way done at this point.

And mending pants/making a pattern of favorite pants for Em. Sacrificed one pair to patch the crotch of the other, and traced off a pattern to make more.
Should get a couple more wears out of them and fill in the holes on the outside

And I am one photo short on another Miyake post and I WILL take that photo tonight. Work has been busy, marking hems ate up time, and homework for what was... [read more]