SO of course my SWAP this year is inspired by Anne Lister’s wardrobe in ‘Gentleman Jack’, and I also want to dress as Miss Lister for World Book Day, so apart from the ‘ordinary’ clothes, the look will need to be completed by a suitably swaggering coat. She wears several coats in the series of … Continue reading Pelisse Please Me: A-Lister addition
Here’s my gorgeous missus in her fancy-schmancy new StyleArc Ziggi jacket…at last! Light gold heavyweight cotton sateen [eBay purchase, not sure what seller], heavyweight ‘gold’ metal zips, also from eBay, shot viscose brocade lining from the Fancy Silk Store. Lots and lots of hand stitching, because she’s worth it! Continue reading Let’s get Ziggy With it!
Folkwear ‘Frontier shirts’, #212 I’ve made this up three times before, mostly using stretch poplin of different types, including my rose/zombie attack one, and one piped in navy which has now been passed to Dawn as I expanded again. Both of those were from the option with a shaped yoke, and front fastening. This was … Continue reading Yes ma’am! Frontier shirts for Dawn #1
Butterick 6026, black cotton sateen from eBay. One for the missus. I cut this one out when I did my big cutting out weekend, and as it’s a new pattern, did a quick tissue fit first. I was glad I did, as this seems to be super close fitting, and although shirts for the missus … Continue reading All tucked up…