Crazy ‘Bout My Maisie

Not that one Not that one either That’s the one! Style Arc does it again- easy to sew, [it took about an hour and a half] easy to wear, simple and cool.  Trust me, you need this pattern in your life. I shortened the lower skirt pieces by about 2″, just folding them out, and … Continue reading Crazy ‘Bout My Maisie

Edwardian Dominatrix outfit #3

All done! Reminder, Truly Victorian shirtwaist #494 and ten-gore skirt, #E23.  Fabric is African wax-print cotton, embossed and pintucked in red, from Birmingham Rag Market.  Skirt facing in leftover scraps of another wax print, and buttons, plastic that looks like jet, also from the rag market.  Waistband, collar and cuffs all faced in black and … Continue reading Edwardian Dominatrix outfit #3

Late Bloomer

Part 2 of The Edwardian cycling outfit from  Laughing Moon #110.  I was originally planning to make the entire outfit in the African wax print, but pattern matching and fabric width defeated me.  I got this rather gorgeous quality black cotton sateen as a substitute, and used it for the collar on the jacket, to … Continue reading Late Bloomer