SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#4: Bolero jacket completed

And it’s done!  Quite an easy little item, so I took the pains to do some hand finishing- the understitching, attaching that lovely beaded trim, and finishing the sleeve linings. It feels very Spanish, and although it isn’t in the slightest bit ‘historically accurate’ I’m chuffed with its Gothic/Victorian feel.  I decided to add another … Continue reading SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#4: Bolero jacket completed

2016 plans

Happy New Year! I don’t do resolutions [I barely ‘do’ New Year] but this year I do have some significant sewing plans.  As I recover from my work-related stress and exhaustion, and prepare to return in just 3 days, I’m finding that having an organised plan for my sewing is helping to distract me in … Continue reading 2016 plans