…or rather geishas, snakes and skulls. My response to Kate’s ‘Dress Like Frida’ project is this little beauty of a skirt. Here’s Kate and cronies, honouring Frida- I think they had a great day! The fabric of course was utterly irrestistible, and not cheap, so a no-waste [no waist more like] skirt was the way … Continue reading Frida Birds…
Style Arc Avery, two versions. #1 is the Disney Ursula cotton print, with a teeny remnant of toning thin jersey from stash, just enough for sleeves and front yoke [I tried to eke out the back yoke too, but no go] #2 is the astronomy cotton print, with another larger remnant of thin jersey, hence … Continue reading Avery Very Good Place to Start
At last! The much-vaunted Klimt dress. I splashed out on these two gorgeous panels some months ago, and pondered how best to use them to their full extent. The fabric is GLORIOUS and the print is actually metallic, perfect. I think I got them from Frumble fabrics, and each panel was about £12, measuring 24″ … Continue reading Klimt Every Mountain!
All set to start my monster sewing spree, bobbins filled [and more on order] items sorted by colour, swimsuit elastic ordered… Then I got distracted [dangerous] Because of the job change thing, I have boxes and boxes of STUFF stuffed under chairs, tables and ironing board in my sewing room, waiting to go to the … Continue reading My Heart!
More cutting out- even I’m getting bored now! Closet Case Files ‘Bombshell’ swimsuit in bright blue lycra left over from Dawn’s unitard [not yet blogged]. Super-stretchy stuff is so hard to judge! I’m hoping this will be true to size. I’ve cut along three different pattern lines to sort out my hips bust and waist, … Continue reading The Final Cut
Yes, still not finished off the various things that are part sewn, or finished taking photos for the ones that I HAVE finished. Disgraceful. However, as the weather is finally being a little cooler, with a little more oxygen, I’ve managed to get some cutting out done, even if only in fits and starts. Now … Continue reading Cutting Edge
BUT And I am actually making stuff, just Normal service will be resumed… Continue reading Not Abducted, Honest