I do most of my work in our teeny tiny ‘dining room’. Three years after moving into this house, I finally put my foot down and said it’s no longer a dining room, it’s mine. Much as I love entertaining friends, I HATED having to dismantle and pack away my extensive mess creative space every … Continue reading CoBloWriMo #15-Workspace
Right. Asylum out of the way, and booked for next year. Steampunks in Space booked for November [more on that later]. 6Nap done and dusted. Now what? Well, today Dawn collected my new babies: #1 is a 1950 Singer Featherweight 221k She’s in pretty good nick, but needs a little TLC on her electricals, plus a … Continue reading New babies, and plans
…making this flipping shirt! Friday was lost to post-work-knackeredness, Saturday and half of Sunday were lost to the missus taking over the sewing space to armour plate some jeans. Seriously. She’s transferring biker armour from her old pair of jeans into a new pair, as buying new would be several hundred squid. She’s WAY more … Continue reading All tuckered out…
I’m tickled pink by my pin-tucker, and I’m not going to try to say that, with or without any booze in me! Lookee lookee first attempt: As I’ve said many times, I am absolutely NOT a tidy or meticulous or patient type: all my attempts at tucks heretofore have been a royal mess, wobbly, uneven … Continue reading Tickled Pink!
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
Yeah yeah, it should be WsIP but I don’t care, I’m such a rebel! I need to do the hand sewing on my breeches. I need to pin up and sew the draping on my evening skirt. I need to do a fitting on the lilac bodice. I need to sew the lace beading onto … Continue reading Another interlude-too many WIPs!