SWAP 2018-the final selection

Done and dusted. Here’s a reminder of the rules: 2018 Seasonal Designer Collection SWAP Rules You are the Designer. Create a cohesive seasonal collection of eleven garments of your choice. Concept Consider designer collections like Eileen Fisher, Karen Kane, Kaliyana, Bryn Walker,  Eskandar, etc  and how they work with a few neutrals, add an accent color … Continue reading SWAP 2018-the final selection

Back to Black

SWAP 2018 #2:  Vogue 8793, Katherine Tilton T shirt.  Black jersey with mesh detail collar. A very simple make which I managed to complicate by not paying enough attention to the pattern pieces.  I glanced at the method for attaching the double collar, then just zoomed ahead, bagging out the two collars.  The realised I’d … Continue reading Back to Black

Tilton at Windmills

Vogue 8793, Katherine Tilton.  Black viscose jersey with mesh detail on collar SWAP 2018 #2 First time I made this was in my zebra print, with mesh sleeves.  I originally made the two-layer collar in black and white contrast, but decided it looked rather vicar-y, removed it and added a plain neck binding.  I kept … Continue reading Tilton at Windmills

Short Cut

Well, fairly short.More SWAP gear.  Today, black jersey with mesh detailing, V8793, a Tilton pattern I’ve used before.  I’ve cut the double collar, but may not use it, we’ll see.  That was easy. Then, a pieced B6287.  A favourite pattern, I wear the 2 tops I made from this a lot.  One pattern piece went … Continue reading Short Cut

Graffiti and roses

A short post, and unfortunately rather blurry pics of the work in progress…I promise I’ll take better ones when I get this done! The fabric is of course from The Textile Centre on ebay, I bought 2 panels, each with 3 large orange roses on a random graffiti/newsprint background.  Dawn didn’t really fancy large roses … Continue reading Graffiti and roses