Pelisse Please Me: A-Lister addition

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

Let’s get Ziggy With it!

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!

All tucked up…

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…