Batch 1 finished and paid for, so I got me a little treat: aren’t they gorgeous? And Hush Puppies too, so they’re really comfortable. Gawd I’m getting old, that was never an issue with shoes until recently! I also went rummaging in stash and found the fabric that I have in mind for my Steampunk … Continue reading Still marking time…
[to the tune of ‘grandma, we love you’] Sorry for that trauma! Here we have the results of a couple of low-stress hours at the machines: Style Arc ‘Ann’ T-top and ‘Flat-bottom Flo’ trousers. The top is pretty plain and simple, bar a bit of elastic at each side front to provide a nice bit … Continue reading Style Arc, I love you!
Here we go, as promised last night, pics and info on the 2 gray tops. Vogue 1440, Donna Karan shirt. Fabric- dark grey stretch poplin, from Tia Knight several years ago. I used this before for a shirt for the missus, another Vogue Donna Karan as it happens, the same on I made up in … Continue reading What a Gray Day!
Hurrah! The worst of the marking is over, and time for sewing hath returned! I still have one unit to mark, but plenty of time to do it, so the pressure is off. I had a bit of TOIL stacked up at work. and booked today off, intending to try to join my lovely wife … Continue reading Parrot fashion
I’m making decent enough progress on the marking to intersperse it with some baking, and the occasional squinty-eyed foray into the garden sunshine. It’s not all good though. Remember the last post about all the cakey-baking? I knocked out 4 chocolate cakes last night, all good. Today’s kitchen excursion was to make 2 or 3 … Continue reading That sinking feeling
Yay! I allow myself a teeny splurge most pay days [yeah right] and my latest goodies just arrived. Blue/black leopard print, stretch heavy cotton. This NEEDS to be a pair of Style Arc Flat-Bottom Flo trousers. The wife also fancies snagging any remnants as contrast inserts on something for her… Pale blue heavy cotton twill, … Continue reading And sew on
First up- the let’s-see-if-this-works asymmetrical top. I bought this [now OOP] pattern for the wife a few years ago, thinking it might be a cool top to wear when she’s performing, leaving either guitar hand free as desired [you just turn the thing front to back, both pieces are identical]. I made it up, she … Continue reading Simply Red #1- red or dead?