Marie Me…

Style Arc ‘Marie’ jacket #1 I bought this pattern a while back, [July 2016 lol] and then wasn’t sure about it.  I don’t really wear jackets, or even cardigans, very often [post-menopause, ]I’m more likely to be too hot than to need another layer.  It is pretty though… So I matched it up [finally] with … Continue reading Marie Me…

Hey Mac-a-rain-a!

I’m making a mac- Vogue 1564 to be exact, a Sandra Betzina pattern. I don’t have a waterproof coat, and this one looks to fit the bill, with its loos fitting shape allowing for layers of cosiness underneath, and a hood that looks like it might actually stay up. [According to the only review on … Continue reading Hey Mac-a-rain-a!

Ziggy sucked up…

…all my energy and will to live! StyleArc Ziggi jacket #4 You know, this is a lovely looking jacket pattern, and the end result is going to be good [even if it kills me] but this is so full of crappy instructions and problems I’m surprised so many people have managed to finish it! I … Continue reading Ziggy sucked up…

Zig Style!

StyleArc Ziggi jacket #3 Good news or bad news? Bad first I think: I basted in a sleeve and [fortunately] checked it on the missus.  Eeek.  As I’d taken some bodice width out under the arm, I knew some would have to go from the sleeve, so took a stab [this is me you know] … Continue reading Zig Style!