Good Afternoon

The Afternoon [dress and] blouse by Jennifer Lauren I squeezed this out of a piece of [fairly pricey] textured linen.  I cut the size 18, and used silk organza for the interfacing. I don’t like the look of the giant button on the front, so I used 2 vintagey glass-looking  ones instead. [They may even … Continue reading Good Afternoon

All systems go…

Oki shirt pinned and ready to go floral skirt likewise Linen blouse ditto Lots of resources prepped for interview tomorrow- yup First GCSE exam of the year over and done with, with all attendant disasters and **** ups by the managers and admin-hell yeah Enough I’m going home to have a few drinks, some me-time, and … Continue reading All systems go…


Oki-style Sasha skirt, purple/green cotton plaid Here are the pics from the website                                       Oki is apparently a Mongolian designer, living and working in Germany.  Her style is quirky, interesting, and has a Japanese feel to it … Continue reading Oki-Dokey


You know I love Style Arc right?  Huh?  Well I was bored today at work, so I compiled a visual list of all the patterns I have.  I think.  It was at work, so it’s from memory, but it’s not  a bad collection…have a peek. I make that 37.  4 skirts, 7 trousers, 6 jackets, … Continue reading STYLE IT!

SWAP 2018-the final selection

Done and dusted. Here’s a reminder of the rules: 2018 Seasonal Designer Collection SWAP Rules You are the Designer. Create a cohesive seasonal collection of eleven garments of your choice. Concept Consider designer collections like Eileen Fisher, Karen Kane, Kaliyana, Bryn Walker,  Eskandar, etc  and how they work with a few neutrals, add an accent color … Continue reading SWAP 2018-the final selection