SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#13: Soutache! Bless you!

Although I had hoped to finish this today, and haven’t, I’m very pleased with progress…from the seemingly interminable stage of stitching down seam allowances, and the similarly tedious thread-tracing the wolf design onto the back of the jacket, I finally got onto attaching the soutache this morning. The first sleeve went very slowly, as I … Continue reading SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#13: Soutache! Bless you!

SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#10: Riding jacket progress

It’s all cut out, and the underlining is attached.  I’m using some scraps of lightweight denim to make chest and back interlining/interfacing/thingy whatnots, in my own version of tailoring.  The fabric has a gorgeous colour and texture, but is definitely more lightweight than would perhaps be ideal…however, it will be getting most of its wear … Continue reading SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#10: Riding jacket progress