To market, to market…

…but we bought no pigs.  Or goats.  I’ve had a great day though, despite an annoying start when I missed my train and had to wait half an hour for the next one.  [But my ruffler replacement arrived, so that was good!] Anyway, I got there, and met up with lovely Kim and Glenda, grabbed … Continue reading To market, to market…

“…the girl could flounce better than a fat turkey on a trampoline.”

Well actually, I can’t.  My flounce-ability  is defunct.  My poor treasured ruffler is, like Monty Python’s parrot, no more. My much anticipated sewing marathon started yesterday morning, relatively bright and early.  I’ve had plenty of time to prioritise and make lists, so job one was to be ruffling several yards of pre-hemmed trim, to make … Continue reading “…the girl could flounce better than a fat turkey on a trampoline.”

Swings and roundabouts

  Up…I’m making good progress on trimming the purple tail bodice, and only have to do a bit more round the neckline [but I keep changing my mind on the actual arrangement…] Down…It is [of course] taking longer than I’d hoped Up…The combination of trims is, to my mind, working really well, as all the … Continue reading Swings and roundabouts