Vogue 9284, Step 8. Make any necessary fit alterations!
Trousers! So great to wear, but so hard to get right. Actually, if you go back as far as the ’60s, do you remember the word ‘slacks’? I haven’t heard … Continue reading
Butterick 6492 by Katherine Tilton
Yes another Tilton design. The sisters have a certain style which seems to suit me. The fabric is a beautifully soft, stable knit from Barry’s. I bought the … Continue reading
A tale of two ……. very different garments!
Two very different garments, indeed! The only thing that they have in common is that they are made from the same fabric, and both are finished with rolled hems. I … Continue reading
I’m going to be a great aunt. To me that makes me sound so old, but the mother- to- be assures me that its a good thing. Especially a great … Continue reading
One week, One pattern – as it happened!
Let’s start with the aftermath! A load of hand-washed skirts drying on the line. Pattern choice: Butterick 5466, a selection of straight skirts. I have 9 in total. The other … Continue reading
One week, One pattern 2016
For the first time I am going to join in the challenge. I think that the timing will work out OK for trying to wear the same pattern at some … Continue reading
Short sleeved Bronte top
This is a short sleeved version of Jennifer Lauren’s Bronte top. Its the second time I’ve made this pattern, but I threw away the first one. Making a toile for … Continue reading
The name of a decent smelling perfume of the 80’s I seem to recall! And very trendy as a fabric for the 2016 I note, from looking at shop windows. I … Continue reading
Summer bed time
Two stories here….. The night dress This is another use of my Butterick night wear pattern, so it’s getting to be good value for money now! It’s pretty much the … Continue reading
Gertie Sews Vintage Casual – and so does Ann….
I have had the book for a couple of years, but never made anything from it, so these projects represented two opportunities: use the book patterns, and try, yet … Continue reading