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

Top 5 2015

Crafting a Rainbow  posted this fun challenge a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve been stalling.  Here goes: Top 5 Hits (favourite or most worn makes) It’s been an amazing year for sewing, starting with jumping into Jungle January and the Sabre-Toothed Swap over on Pretty Grievances.  I made a whole collection of 5 items … Continue reading Top 5 2015

SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#1: Riding outfit

//<p><a href=””>via GIPHY</a></p> Woohoo!  I’m feeling like things are really coming together here.  I’d already played with the idea of the wildcard pack being rather more butch than the other outfits, and the riding jacket was an easy choice The jacket pattern is on its way…   …but I couldn’t decide exactly what to make … Continue reading SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#1: Riding outfit