Well those little embroidered motifs are distracting me nicely from my train of thought…naughty things! They have caused a fair bit of ooh-ing and ah-ing on Historical Sewing Monthly, but no additional info yet.  Mind you, one lady says she has a set of 6 in a different colourway, but she hasn’t been back on … Continue reading Motif-ation

SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#13: Soutache! Bless you!

Although I had hoped to finish this today, and haven’t, I’m very pleased with progress…from the seemingly interminable stage of stitching down seam allowances, and the similarly tedious thread-tracing the wolf design onto the back of the jacket, I finally got onto attaching the soutache this morning. The first sleeve went very slowly, as I … Continue reading SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#13: Soutache! Bless you!