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…

Platt du Jour

Vogue 1415, Tom and Linda Platt tunic SWAP 2018 #1 Cut from a red stretch velvet remnant which limited the length of both bodice and sleeves [which is fine, I’m 5’3″ and despite having monkey arms, like my sleeves a tad short]  The velvet was originally purchased to make a Xmas nightshirt for my daughter … Continue reading Platt du Jour

Marie Me…

Style Arc ‘Marie’ jacket #1 I bought this pattern a while back, [July 2016 lol] and then wasn’t sure about it.  I don’t really wear jackets, or even cardigans, very often [post-menopause, ]I’m more likely to be too hot than to need another layer.  It is pretty though… So I matched it up [finally] with … Continue reading Marie Me…