SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#10: Riding jacket progress

It’s all cut out, and the underlining is attached.  I’m using some scraps of lightweight denim to make chest and back interlining/interfacing/thingy whatnots, in my own version of tailoring.  The fabric has a gorgeous colour and texture, but is definitely more lightweight than would perhaps be ideal…however, it will be getting most of its wear … Continue reading SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#10: Riding jacket progress

Cute as a button [hole]

I played.  I fiddled and faffed.  There are a LOT of variables on that buttonholer: length of buttonhole.  That’s easy density of stitches.  Mostly to taste, but needs to be in balance width of ‘bight’, basically the zigzag width width of the hole in the middle Obviously the thread tension also needs adjustment… I was … Continue reading Cute as a button [hole]