…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…
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.”
All done. I can hardly believe it! Nothing to do now but take the photos. And make a gazillion accessories and extensions. And make just as many things for the wife… It’s been quite a week: after being soooo focussed and productive for two weeks+ over Easter, I had to acclimatise to getting up early, … Continue reading SWA(SP)P 2016-Pack 1-#12: Frilled to Bits!
Sounds cocky doesn’t it? All I mean is, that this will be the very last item in my SWAP wardrobe. I’d hoped to start it at the weekend, but the ruffler-doesn’t-fit-and-neither-does-anything-else disaster put paid to that. Not to worry, the purple tail coat seems to have earned me a LOT of compliments, for which I … Continue reading SWA(SP)P 2016-Pack 1-#11: the ultimate skirt
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