Blimey.  Well that was an interesting sew.  I knew it was going to be very technical, so for once I was a good Fairy and put tailor tacks on all the dots and squares.  MILLIONS of them.  I stay stitched as instricted, basted even more than instructed, and so on and so forth.  Partway through … Continue reading Me-oh-Miyake

Issey or issey not?

I’ve made a start on this, and I’m already irritated.  The main piece is a huge rectangle, going from back hem to front hem.  You start by stay stitching round a dirty great slash, then making ridiculously narrow binding to go all round it.  Why so narrow?  No idea.  The contiouous strip is only an … Continue reading Issey or issey not?