Sewing with Mother: Sew Curvy Sophia Underbust Corset — Mother of Reinvention

Hi lovely people. Sometime earlier in the year I asked if anyone would be interested in a corset sew-along. Although this is labelled very loosely as a such, there is no start or finish date. If you fancy giving it a go I will be posting my construction stages in real-time and will be answering… via … Continue reading Sewing with Mother: Sew Curvy Sophia Underbust Corset — Mother of Reinvention

Breaking News…

Aaargh!  I came equal first in the Stitchers’ Guild SWAP 2016!  I’ve never won anything before, and need to blow my trumpet HARD!  Thanks to anyone who voted, and if you want another look at all the pics, they’re here on IMGUR..  squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!   Continue reading Breaking News…

Swings and roundabouts

  Up…I’m making good progress on trimming the purple tail bodice, and only have to do a bit more round the neckline [but I keep changing my mind on the actual arrangement…] Down…It is [of course] taking longer than I’d hoped Up…The combination of trims is, to my mind, working really well, as all the … Continue reading Swings and roundabouts

Motif-ation

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