Steaming On #13 1/2

Progress!  Teaser time: My skirt:  finished. D’s shirt:  finished. Ma’s dress sleeves:  finished. Cocopop dress: finished [again.] Progress on the hat, bias neckband for the shift cut and pinned, and nearly enough space cleared to cut out the waistcoat. Yesterday’s doldrums well and truly kicked into touch. A few teaser pics, full outfit once shift … Continue reading Steaming On #13 1/2

Steaming On #12

Hello! Have you missed me?  No? *sulk/huff* I’ve been enrolling at college all week, and then sorting out all the MIS-enrolments made by other staff onto ‘my’ courses.  Quite boring, and I’ve been coming home every night and having a ‘nap’ that lasts until almost bedtime.  Riotous stuff eh? Still, it’s a long weekend now, … Continue reading Steaming On #12

Steaming On #11

My skirt and underpinnings…a teaser Black taffeta, front panel slightly A line, back panel half circle with a single pleat.  V-shaped yoke at front, slightly curved at the back.  Wide waistband, fastening at the side. I used the yoke pattern from that Gunne Saxe suit, and extended it out 2″ either side to accommodate my … Continue reading Steaming On #11