If you are also a reader of my own blog, you’ll know that I recently quit my job. Yesterday was my last day. (Mad love to Kathleen for our talk today! Your support means the world to me. If you didn’t already know, this woman is the bee’s knees, no lie.)…
In response to Tuesday’s entry, Laura left some very good questions in her comment:
Thank you for writing about irons! Besides the teflon shoe, what do you look for when purchasing one? What’s the difference between your result with a steam generator and a gravity-feed iron?
My last entry in this series was the beginning of October and the fields looked nearly ready to pick then but still, the ones by our house remain unharvested.
I took the picture below about 3 weeks ago. I didn’t post it thinking I’d do a before and after thing but the after thing still hasn’t happened -no harvest yet.…
Liana sends a link to a video on how jeans are made. Great shots of folders and jigs in operation. All told, construction takes less than 13 minutes.
On Saturday (11-11-06), Nadine posted a link in comments to Corduroy Appreciation Day.…
Imagine a nation where the sewing industry is characterized by:
- Eight hour work days
- Seamstresses earn two to three times as much as teachers and policemen.
- Child labor is unheard of.
- All overtime is paid.
- Free medical care on site.
- Three months paid maternity leave.