Oki-style Sasha skirt, purple/green cotton plaid Here are the pics from the website Oki is apparently a Mongolian designer, living and working in Germany. Her style is quirky, interesting, and has a Japanese feel to it … Continue reading Oki-Dokey
You know I love Style Arc right? Huh? Well I was bored today at work, so I compiled a visual list of all the patterns I have. I think. It was at work, so it’s from memory, but it’s not a bad collection…have a peek. I make that 37. 4 skirts, 7 trousers, 6 jackets, … Continue reading STYLE IT!
The Westwood skirt is almost done [blog post already written, have some patience will you?!] and so it’s only right that I’m planning and plotting to get a nice big batch of stuff cut out ready to sew in the little bits of time I’ll snatch from my marking season. Florals: I’ve had this pattern … Continue reading Making Plans…not for Nigel, for me!
Done and dusted. Here’s a reminder of the rules: 2018 Seasonal Designer Collection SWAP Rules You are the Designer. Create a cohesive seasonal collection of eleven garments of your choice. Concept Consider designer collections like Eileen Fisher, Karen Kane, Kaliyana, Bryn Walker, Eskandar, etc and how they work with a few neutrals, add an accent color … Continue reading SWAP 2018-the final selection
No. Not West Brom [even though they are local team]- I don’t do sport. More baggy trousers [still not pants, no, not here matey] from the Kathryn Brenne V9114 that is now officially a very tried-and-tested pattern. These are in some of the cool and comfy chambray that I snagged a while back from the … Continue reading Come on you Baggies!
The sun’s out- just look at how pretty the garden’s looking after months of greyness and gloom! Tomorrow, when I’m spruced up and have done my hair, I need to do the photo shoot for the SWAP entry [which will mean trying to prise the missus away from motorcycle racing on the telly, oh dear]. … Continue reading Sunshine, SWAP, and another interview
Style Arc ‘Ebony’ trousers [NOT PANTS!]. FINAL SWAP 2018 garment The fabric was a total bargain from Barry’s that’s been in stash for a couple of years [I think]. It’s shirt weight, very drapey, VERY stretchy in a charcoal grey/lighter grey pinstripe. One booboo in the usual brief StyleArc instructions: the line drawing shows a … Continue reading Hey Ebo!