Kale Update

A few months back, I wrote a little post over on Making Places about cool-weather crops for our woefully late spring here in Wisconsin. Well, spring finally happened, I guess, or we skipped it this year (sigh), because it is definitely summer now. And to prove it, our once-tiny kale is now ready for its […]

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Albums as Seasonal Art

In college I had a roommate with a huge record collection, and I loved everything about playing those records: sifting through the colorful albums for something to play, the sound of little pops and crackles in the older vinyl, switching the record over every twenty minutes — even packing them all up in milk crates […]

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Goodbye, Marriott

For the past few years, I’ve been traveling for work once or twice a month. This week was my last travel week, as I am leaving my current job to focus on my one true love, nitpicking (read: proofreading). I love travel and was eager to travel frequently when I started the job. I traveled […]

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Experimenting with Sourdough

I’ve been baking bread for four or five years, but I’ve always been intimidated by sourdough. I didn’t know how to make a starter (um – I still don’t) and the whole thing seemed complicated. Lately, though, I’ve gotten curious. Last week some friends gave me a part of their starter to give it a […]

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Snack of the Month: Pita Pizzas

Our tomato plants have started producing bright and shiny fruit, and we’re doing our best to keep up (for now). After a winter that lasted way longer than I care to remember, it is a delight to eat fresh produce with every meal. Over the past year, I’ve been experimenting with a lot of high-heat […]

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A new project

Hello. This is my latest project, sidonie.com. I created this site to connect with others and to share updates on the things I’ve been working on, from what’s in my sewing machine to what’s for dinner. It’s quiet now, but stay tuned, ok? More to come. Best, Sidonie

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What is Modern Weft?

Modern Weft is a collection of moments, projects and inspiration.
It is my pet project, and a reflection of my daily life.

More about me here.