Tag Archives: Small Makers

tuesday’s drop

RIP Maryam Mirzakhani Some people are affected by the death of each and every, for lack of a better word, “celebrity.” Most of the time I’m not. Well, I was very sad when Lou Reed, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Robin Williams died. Those were my guys. I shed a tear and reluctantly said goodbye. I didnt’ cry […]

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welcome to my garment district

Patterns Welcome to my “garment district.” If you’ve never seen a garment made, here’s a glimpse into the process, a process dear to me because of my grandfather, who was a tailor. When I see these pictures of Germaine DeNigris, of Arkins, working, I can hear the pattern paper rustling, the pins rattling in the little tin box, the […]

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