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Vintage Patterns – $3 a Pop At Bits Of Thread DC

I found out that Bits of Thread sewing studio has a whole basket of vintage sewing patterns for sale! I went through a phase last year where I was compulsively surfing websites full of vintage patterns and I couldn’t stop, even at work. I’ve since recovered, but I think this discovery might just put me… Read more »

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Kamameshi + Bamboo + Salad Lunch

I love eating out! hehe. The whole experience of being seated at a cozy table, being in good company, ordering a coffee if it’s breakfast or yummy appetizers on a special occasion, etc., etc. But there’s also something about making food at home that’s equally satisfying, in a very different way. It just feels …… Read more »

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Mousybabe in Mt. Pleasant!

It’s a mousybabe sorta day at suzi + charlie’s sun-drenched new home in DC! In other words, a perfect Friday with French press, DIY tea towels and Beach House as our day’s soundtrack. I took the day off from work to spend some quality time with the sis. Last night was my first night as… Read more »

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New Fabrics at Bits of Thread DC

On some weekends I’ve been working at Bits of Thread sewing studio in Adams Morgan as part of their Earn + Learn program. It’s an awesome little studio that serves a huge demand in the district. I think more and more people are being drawn to handmade DIY things, and learning to use a sewing… Read more »

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Exit Clov’s New Album Is Finally Done!

I still can’t believe it… but here’s proof –> http://exitclov.bandcamp.com/. It’s been a real journey through this album, but really what album isn’t a journey? Ask any band, I suppose. And it always takes longer than you planned. The songs on this album were mostly written the year after Memento Mori came out in 2010,… Read more »

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Merry Christmas! <3

A dark chocolate and almond Christmas tree with powdering of confectionary sugar. Gotten from the charming little Cocova chocolate shop in Adams Morgan. Thank god for them!

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SKULLSHAKER. New Track, New Vid “Doin It In The Park”

Busy! We’ve been busy. Which explains why new posts have been paltry of late. Nevertheless here is a good excuse for why. This is a slick new video by Charlie Michael featuring some DC trickers and bboys doin’ it in Rock Creek Park. Tricking apparently is an art form that mixes martial arts, gymnastics and… Read more »

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Run For Cover 2012!

Possibly and sadly the last Run For Cover at the Black Cat. The City Paper did up a story on this. I’ll be playing tonight alongside my DC compatriots David Barker, Jason Griffenhagen, Dex Fontaine, Paul Bernardi and Mundy Spears! Join us for the fun *s

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Well If This Ain’t The Cutest Shirt Design Ever <3

… then I dunno what is. This is a new T they’re selling over at Bits of Thread in Adams Morgan. $15 a pop. While I’m at it, Bits of Thread have announced their latest schedule of classes this coming season. Deep Throat also tells me that G Street Fabrics is expected to post their… Read more »

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A DC State of Mind

Ladies and gents, Chops‘s latest music video, called “A DC State of Mind” If you saw his Metro Status video last year, get excited for this one : ) bboys, Ben’s Chili Bowl, tributes to Duke Ellington, 100% local, all DC. So what’s not to love? plus! I get cinematography credits in it (for the… Read more »