…Back to reality Of course, I’m already shuffling ideas around for my next steampunk outfit, I’ve well and truly got the bug BUT meanwhile, I’d already cut out those 2 Butterick patterns. I settled in for a lovely long sewing session on Tuesday evening, [taking my mind of the million enrolment issues from work] while … Continue reading Back to Life…
The story of the final stages: I stayed up til about 130 last night finishing things, as I wanted them for today, and I’d had a longish nap early in the evening. Ahem, 2 vodkas straight after work, what a lightweight. Waistcoat: all I had to do was understitch, sew the single sideseam, and make … Continue reading Steaming On #15: no more I promise!
And a frabjous time was had by all. We nearly didn’t go: the arranged meeting time was 10am, which I knew would be unlikely given our habit of Saturday morning lie-ins…and I was right. We woke up properly at about 930, so I went to make tea and toast and assumed that my little wifelet … Continue reading Steamin On #14: the big reveal
No pics, just a big SQUEEEEEEEEE! I got it all finished very late last night, and we’re now getting into full regalia [apart from my time travelling device unfortunately] to go to join some Steampunks at Stourport Carnival. There will be many, many photos later I promise xxx Continue reading Steamin On # 13 3/4