A funny thing happened last night, as I was listening to BBC’s MI5 (called Spooks in U.K., I think). I had The Summer Skirt in front of me and was playing around with various fabrics, buttons, and bits of lace, trying to decide what to do for pockets, and noticed it seemed to be getting warmer. Continue reading encore
The air conditioning stopped on Saturday, and our building couldn’t get anyone out until Monday. Instead of sweating it out we opted to go to a small, local euro-style hotel. Boy, did that cool, dry place feel like heaven. Continue reading apology, catch up, and sleep shift re-do
Have had this pattern since 1996 – Yikes! And forgot to say anything about it’s being completed until lovely Josée’s comment reminded me. Thank you, Dear Reader! (Do visit her delightful site!) Continue reading living & learning with butterick 4347
Here’s a quick thing I didn’t have time to share until now. Continue reading a quick project
Finally remembered to hunt up both my 1970’s puka necklaces and try to discover if either of them are real pukas… and coincidentally wear them! It is summer here in the Northern Hemisphere. Continue reading playing with pukas
Got that sash into place, and the effect is just what I’d wanted – filmy & billowy. Finally!
Yet another find from storage, made years ago to celebrate Fourth of July with young piano students from California.
Of course, now we add a recent addition of a bit of old lace!
Despite being ensconced in a comfy chair, I managed to plunge me digits into fabric puddled on the table before me… the 1 metre or so of faux chiffon I’d found, to act as under-bodice belt for the blue vintage garden party dress acquired last month. Continue reading last night, after telly…
… not enough energy to sew!
But am working, albeit slowly, on several projects this week.
Rather busy at work. Pooh!