Oki-Dokey

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

STYLE IT!

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!

SWAP 2018-the final selection

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

Come on you Baggies!

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!

Hey Ebo!

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!