Rag Bags

That was a very tiring, but really fun day- I guided another bunch of sewing enthusiasts round Birmingham Rag Market, Fancy Silk Store and Barry’s Fabric Warehouse.  We stopped for lunch at Mount Fuji Japanese restaurant [om nom nom] and a few restorative cuppas at the church tea rooms, before ending up in Wetherspoon’s for … Continue reading Rag Bags

Late Bloomer

Part 2 of The Edwardian cycling outfit from  Laughing Moon #110.  I was originally planning to make the entire outfit in the African wax print, but pattern matching and fabric width defeated me.  I got this rather gorgeous quality black cotton sateen as a substitute, and used it for the collar on the jacket, to … Continue reading Late Bloomer

All tucked up…

Butterick 6026, black cotton sateen from eBay. One for the missus.  I cut this one out when I did my big cutting out weekend, and as it’s a new pattern, did a quick tissue fit first.  I was glad I did, as this seems to be super close fitting, and although shirts for the missus … Continue reading All tucked up…