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HOW TO SEW A WEDDING DRESS

That’s the dress, there, showing itself off in San Francisco’s beautiful City Hall. Raw silk dupioni in off-white fully lined with a silk chiffon lining, hand hemmed and hand finished waistband, handmade crinoline underneath. All materials sourced in San Francisco.

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a group of early morning yogis and yoginis enjoying the momentary break in the fog. 

last week, i had the pleasure of attending and co-creating a bunch of fun events for the NOWSF festival – check out more on the festival here and

alcatraz, ai wei wei

Market Street Prototyping Festival – April 9-11, 2014. Above, a “Tag Tunnel”, popup piano performance, and street chalk emulating ancient waterways, all on San Francisco’s Market Street. 

Read an overview and see my entire photo set, here! 

#mspf wooden handholds climb market street #urbanprototyping jonathan climbs classy #suittocliff

One corner of an enormous parking lot in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood has been temporarily transformed into a lively pop-up “village”, featuring food trucks, seating, planters, retail, and a beer garden all based on repurposed shipping containers. The colorful concept, dubbed “The Yard”, features Gehl Architects’ methodology of activating public spaces and

new companion planting with heart fern in a vintage milk glass vase found at thrifttown

sf really is a seaside town! #morebalconiesplease #surfsupsomewhere #alamosquare

sf parklet update!

ritual coffee, on valencai street in san francisco’s mission district, features a fun new parklet. the tiny public space (created from two former parking spaces) is now home to a “shipwreck” complete with ships beams, sand dune plantings and a tiny anchor! patrons of nearby ritual coffee

make a sweater pillow!

got cabin fever? freezing to death? (if you live anywhere but california, that is…sorry!) try out this fun DIY tutorial i created to make two different couch pillows out of recycled sweaters from a thift shop. one version has a button closure and utilizes