the green collection
1 & 3 are silk
4 & 5 rayon viscose
2 is a blend with slight stretch
I was contemplating where to begin sewing The Green Collection (left) when everything halted for the move.
Unpacking led to relocating bits & pieces used for packing, which led to…
Deciding I really need a casual green duster to accompany numbers 4 and 5, currently thought of as dresses. Which led to…
Ordering some swatches from Vogue Fabrics, two-thirds of which are to hand and none will do… which led, whilst awaiting swatches, to. . .
vogue swatches Lt to Rt:: double knit, cotton gauze, 2 rayon viscose
Making more order amongst heavier fabrics (a.k.a. winter), which led to . . .
Me realising I’m not sewing heavier fabrics because the climate’s too hot to wear them.
Oh me oh my. Horrors! 😱
Does anyone else buy impractical fabric??
my very appropriate penguin copy
Am delighting in the latest Durrell volume, My Family and Other Animals, because its lyrical, hysterical, and utterly charming.
“We had agreed that we would not invite a lot of people to the party; we said we didn’t like crowds, and so ten guests, carefully selected, were the most we were prepared to put up with… Having unanimously decided on this, each member of the family then proceeded to invite ten people. Unfortunately they didn’t all invite the same ten…” From “The Enchanted Archipelago” chapter.
Am wending my way through Ann Cleeves’ Shetland series, watching each episode after reading the book, and using both as antidotes for summer heat.
Finally have gotten a copy of Julie Summers’ Home Fires and couldn’t put it down. Although quite different from the PBS programmes, a very enlightening read!