Wednesday, August 5, 2009

about me

I began sewing about four years ago. After I graduated from college I landed an intern position in a theatre. One of my first assignments was to assist the costume designer in an upcoming production. I was psyched and had a ton of ideas and questions. During our first meeting I asked where we took the costumes to be altered. She looked at me and said, "Well you'll do that of course." I admitted that I had no idea how to sew. She looked very taken aback and sputtered, "But.. you're a woman!" My family thought that was a riot and bought me a sewing machine for Christmas. I've been thinking of sending that lady a note....
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