The Simplicity, Arkivestry 100% wool coat I made for the missus in January. It’s SO lovely on her, and makes her swagger and strut. I blogged about every step of making this, and also put the links onto Pattern Review. It weighs a ton, but is exactly right for her. She’s barely 5’ tall, with … Continue reading CoBloWriMo #12-Garment
And here she is- a rainy garden, coffee-mug-clutching photo shoot. Simplicity 1732, Arkivestry coat. 100% lambswool in charcoal grey, trimmed with black peachskin, lined in posh paisley stuff. All sorts of tricksy little couture touches, and she’s a happy bunny indeed. Job’s a good ‘un. Continue reading Dawn’s Coat #12: Twirling in the garden!
Simplicity 1732, a ‘costume’ coat, in pseudo-Victorian style. Apparently, this is designer pattern: although I’d never heard of the designer, Arkivestry have apparently been making Goth gear since the 1980s. I’ve wanted to make the missus a coat since we got serious- she only has one ‘proper’ coat, pulled out for weddings and funerals etc, … Continue reading Fully coated