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"Just be who you are, calm and clear and bright." - Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Category Archives: Art and Craft

Life Without Envy, and Marvin the Time-Traveling Armchair

Happy New Year, everybody! May 2016 be your awesomest year yet. Here’s why I’m feeling pretty darn excited about 2016, myself: Pub […]

The Aspirational Lightness of Being, part 3

Truth be told, I kinda forgot I even had a blog for a few weeks there. I’ve been busy with […]

Starry Darling Ranges

I have been in love with Megan Nielsen’s Darling Ranges dress pattern since the day it came out: it’s got […]

Shedding My Skin

You must follow the path that opens to you and you must never stop. And it will demand that you […]

The Aspirational Lightness of Being, part 2

(The Aspirational Lightness of Being, part 1.) Most of the junk I have accumulated over the past thirty-four years is […]

City Mouse dress

When they reached the mansion in which the Town Mouse lived, they found on the table in the dining room […]

Sewn on the Fourth of July

All the way back at my first Squam in 2011, Cal Patch wore the most adorable blouse she’d sewn herself. […]

Chataigne shorts

Last summer I was trying on shorts off the Anthropologie sale rack, and when I checked the labels it seemed […]


I’m just home from a wonderful weekend of live music, vegan peach cobbler and sock-knitting on the lawn at Falcon […]

Georgina, Reprised

  Behold, the most flattering garment I have ever knit! I never blogged my first version of the Georgina cardigan (knit […]

Hi! I'm Camille. I only write stories that could never ever happen in real life, though I do believe in real-life magic. If we were in the same room I'd fix you a cup of tea, but for now we'll have to settle for a virtual connection. I'm really glad you're here.