Dress Like Your Grandma?

Would you? This is a new challenge hosted by Tanya of the ‘Mrs Hughes’ blog The idea is simply to recreate a vintage garment, inspired by an old family photo, or if one doesn’t exist, ANY old photo that tickles your fancy. Both my parents’ mothers died before I was born, and very few photos … Continue reading Dress Like Your Grandma?

Blue Velvet…

…or is it teal?  Vogue 1415, Tom & Linda Platt tunic This was a really fast make, having only 3 pattern pieces.  The fabric is a truly luxurious treat I got from my favourite eBay seller, The Italian Textile Company.  Not cheap, the 2m cost me over thirty squid, but it’s SO worth it!  It … Continue reading Blue Velvet…