I lived off Belmont Street, aka the Colette Hawthorn

The Hubbinator and I met in Portland, Oregon and lived off Belmont street (about 5 blocks from Hawthorn) the year before we moved to Chicago. It was a two bedroom behind a really cool video rental place that had an excellent selection of international films, which we both enjoy. It was also close to the … Continue reading I lived off Belmont Street, aka the Colette Hawthorn

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Two Gertie Shirtwaists! With Special Guest!

I finally finished my shirtwaist dress from Gertie's book. Fe-yoo! I say finally because I kept needing to make changes and when I finally made a bunch of bust changes I needed to make more changes due to the change in the armscye. I basically nearly botched it. I had so much fun hanging with … Continue reading Two Gertie Shirtwaists! With Special Guest!