No I’m not going to talk about THAT, I still feel very raw and upset. Instead, a distraction: two more dates for rag market meets, which will follow neatly after all my exam marking and the start of my summer break. Get your diaries, and book those tickets, join us for some fabric frenzy: Tuesday … Continue reading Market Forces
Edited to fit with the latest prompt for CoBloWriMo Day 4: ” Write about a recent event you’ve been to or trip you’ve taken.” Oh my aching toeses! Home again after the second Rag Market trip this week. I was going to be soooo good, I only wanted some ivory ribbon for my armistice blouse. … Continue reading Rag Week , Part 2
…but no pigs today thanks very much. Three day weekend and lots of sewing plans, so we did a little jaunt into the city to get some bits and bobs from the market. I wanted a few extra bobbins for the old Singer, but unfortunately, the stall had sold out just before we arrived. Not … Continue reading To market, to market…
A short post, and unfortunately rather blurry pics of the work in progress…I promise I’ll take better ones when I get this done! The fabric is of course from The Textile Centre on ebay, I bought 2 panels, each with 3 large orange roses on a random graffiti/newsprint background. Dawn didn’t really fancy large roses … Continue reading Graffiti and roses
I’ve come to the end of the sewing that simply had to be done. I’ve found this year that it’s really fun to do a (sort of)SWAP, as my normal random approach doesn’t always provide me with a wardrobe that really works for me. I tagged it the SOIL approach: Sewing On Impulse = Liability! … Continue reading Prospective sewing #1: All for me mwahahahahahaha!
And we’re making progress folks, those DK leggings and shirts have got her twitching for the great wardrobe transformation at last… In the dedicated wife-stash: The punky, Westwood inspired collection. We have a beautiful length of fine wool suiting, Black Watch tartan smallish piece of snakeskin print chiffon [this surprised me when she chose it, … Continue reading Prospective sewing #2: For the missus