Muy Linda!

Style Arc ‘Linda’ trousers [yup, still not pants, unh-unh] in navy ponte.  Item #2 for the 2019 SWAP NAVY!  ME!   I haven’t voluntarily worn navy blue since school, and that was over 40 years ago.  I suppose that’s long enough to get over uniform shock… These were the first Style Arc pattern I tried, the … Continue reading Muy Linda!

Starring Stripes

Almost the last 2018 make, I just remembered one more! Vogue 9254,  Marcy Tilton dress.  Teal ponte and multi-stripe ponte What a strange pattern!  I like the cover image, and the line drawing is the usual vagueness expected from Tilton asymmetry and drapiness, so it intrigued me fo some time before I caved and bought … Continue reading Starring Stripes

Mimi Mi Mimi Mi!

Last but one of my 2018 makes… Simplicity 8177 Mimi G wardrobe pattern [again], a second version of the long coat, this time in purple ponte, sleeveless [because I didn’t have enough lol]  I also had to piece the front facing and generally fussy cut this one.  Minimal fabric waste makes me happy! 50-50 sewn … Continue reading Mimi Mi Mimi Mi!