A new Coat of…

Bright red cashmere! We had a jaunt into Brum this afternoon, a military operation, with the missus dropping me at the Fancy Silk Store while she parked, meeting me in the rag market while I found a zip, then a DELICIOUS lunch at Cafe Rouge, fast shopping for veggies while rain PELTED down, then round … Continue reading A new Coat of…

Making plans…

Left in the Box-of-Abandonment [Not yet consigned to the Crate of Shame, but who knows what will trasnpire?]… The Bombshell swimsuit which is ALMOST good but needs tweaking.  But who needs a swimsuit in November?  Not this Fairy. Style Arc Daisy trousers in black linen:  too wide, weird pockets.  the fabric is worth saving though, … Continue reading Making plans…

Hey Mac-a-rain-a!

I’m making a mac- Vogue 1564 to be exact, a Sandra Betzina pattern. I don’t have a waterproof coat, and this one looks to fit the bill, with its loos fitting shape allowing for layers of cosiness underneath, and a hood that looks like it might actually stay up. [According to the only review on … Continue reading Hey Mac-a-rain-a!