Back to Life…

…Back to reality Of course, I’m already shuffling ideas around for my next steampunk outfit, I’ve well and truly got the bug BUT meanwhile, I’d already cut out those 2 Butterick patterns. I settled in for a lovely long sewing session on Tuesday evening, [taking my mind of the million enrolment issues from work] while … Continue reading Back to Life…

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