Lamb dressed in a leg o’mutton

Edwardian shirtwaist project #1 was abandoned, but I invested in a Truly Victorian shirtwaist pattern [even bigger sleeves] and cut this one out instead,  in an aqua shot silk dupion which was previously a curtain.  The pattern is drafted beautifully [sorry, but the Reconstructing History one was a nightmare], and went together very straightforwardly. I … Continue reading Lamb dressed in a leg o’mutton

Daisy, Daisy

Number 2 of the ‘Daisy’ designer tunic from Style Arc.  This time it’s sleeveless, and I didn’t bother with adding in the extra at CF and CB, but did a ‘fake FBA’ by just cutting down the dart, and across to the side seam, then sliding the piece out.  I think the lower part is … Continue reading Daisy, Daisy

Rag Market reminder

Just a quick one Three visits to the Birmingham Rag Market, Fancy Silk Store, and Barry’s warehouse are planned over the Easter break.  Dates are Tuesdays 11th and 18th, and Saturday 22nd April Let me know if you want to join the fun, and slightly damage your bank balances while augmenting your stashes! Continue reading Rag Market reminder

Rag Market with the Fairy

Hi all A quick post to see if anyone is up for some Birmingham rag-market shopping over Easter.  I’m planning to go into town as often as possible over the break, probably getting habby for the many projects I’m planning to cut out this weekend. Dates under offer are Tuesdays 11th and 18th, and Saturday … Continue reading Rag Market with the Fairy