Feeling shirty- SWAP 2020

McCall’s 6436 shirt, black stretch cotton poplin, fancy ‘silver’ buttons.  Pretty much straight out of the packet, D cup front, no darts in back, and shortened a little.  I also reduced the cuff size as I have fairly skinny wrists!  I used the Folkwear Frontier shirt placket as usual. Very straightforward, despite the sewing machine … Continue reading Feeling shirty- SWAP 2020

A-Lister: SWAP 2020

So, I did my year’s review, went through all the blog posts of 2019…and finally remembered that it’s SWAP time. Sheesh. Here are this year’s rules: Your Perfect Vision – SWAP 2020 11 pieces, in two groups: 9 or 10 that may coordinate (be worn together) to form outfits 1 or 2 that MUST coordinate (be able to be … Continue reading A-Lister: SWAP 2020

Sewing Skulls

SWAP #5:  McCall’s 6436, size 16, D cup, skull print cotton chambray from Weaver Dee I took three inches off the length of this [after cutting it out and JUST Squeezing it out of the fabric.  Why do I never think about length before I start?  Ridiculous. Apart from that, no changes.  All went very … Continue reading Sewing Skulls

Another Juliet

StyleArc Juliet shirt, white-on-white striped stretch cotton fabric.  I wear the chambray Juliet shirt quite a lot, and still [to my surprise] like that waist tie feature.  It’s not normally what I’d go for over my fat middle, but somehow, this one works. I tried to make use of the stripes, cutting pieces this way … Continue reading Another Juliet