Decisions decisions… I’ve been dithering, and distracted by work stress [nothing new there], but had a moment of revelation, which is igniting the sew-jo at last!
The pattern which is calling to me the loudest seems to be the Edwardian lady’s sporting costume, #110 form Laughing Moon. When I knocked together my planning last week, I didn’t know what fabric to use, and I was tending towards something tweedy and fairly authentic looking.
But I already have tweedy jodhpurs, and two fairly authentic looking wintery jackets. Hmmm.
Revelation! What about going completely batty, and using that beautiful length of African wax print cotton? Now you’re talking! Completely, and utterly bonkers, if not totally original…take a look at Yinka Shonibare’s work here.
Meanwhile, back at the ranch: it’s PAYDAY! Coupled with a sale at Weaver Dee,and a little project for the missus to use the exquisite ivory silk satin, I came over all of a doodah. Here’s what I got:
Now it’s Friday, I need treats, and I ruddy well deserve them for not committing murder at work…it was close though!