It’s that time again! Actually it’s late, I’m usually on the ball with this [for the last 3 years anyway] and get started straight after Xmas. My reduced mojo this year meant that I forgot, but to my delight, the rules for this year are BANG ON for the way I like to sew- all … Continue reading Proud as a Peacock- SWAP 2019
Several posts are in preparation, and my blogging is becoming ever more erratic, so I thought I’d do a quick post, just to touch base. The red cashmere coat is underway [well, I spent some time prepping the pattern, doing a tissue fit and an FBA. Then I decided I didn’t like the boring one … Continue reading Bulletin!
My latest exploits in cutting things out in bulk: Style Arc ‘Nina’ cardigan, teal ponte [tried and tested] This pattern, different fabric Style Arc ‘Maise’ dress, teal ponte top, purple/teal African cotton print skirt [tried and tested] Simplicity 8177 ‘Mimi G’ long waistcoat, sleeveless this time, purple ponte [tried and tested] This pattern, different fabric … Continue reading Cut to the Chase
Left in the Box-of-Abandonment [Not yet consigned to the Crate of Shame, but who knows what will trasnpire?]… The Bombshell swimsuit which is ALMOST good but needs tweaking. But who needs a swimsuit in November? Not this Fairy. Style Arc Daisy trousers in black linen: too wide, weird pockets. the fabric is worth saving though, … Continue reading Making plans…