So I set in a sleeve... And there was no looking back. Boy, don't I look smug. What can I say. I had just set in the sleeves and was feeling happy! Thanks very much to everyone who gave their opinion! I just loved reading your comments; and thank you for being so many to… Continue reading Simplicity 4022 – finished
I took a much welcome break in my work this weekend and played with Simplicity 4022. I am/was planning on making the same view that the model is wearing, with the bell sleeves. The fabric I'm using is a black and white Liberty lawn, very lightweight: I only need to prepare and set in the… Continue reading Simplicity 4022 – Sleeve or No Sleeve?
Okay, okay! I'll show you the coat. I must confess that I personally wanted to wait a bit longer, because To me, nothing beats the picture of a garment being actually worn; and I wanted to wait until Seb could take pictures of me. No, folks, there's no way I'm hopping to and from a… Continue reading The Ruby-Turquoise Coat
Here is the dress with a crinoline (tulle petticoat). Now, I won't be wearing the petticoat under the dress for everyday life, but I might for more fancy occasions! I took the above picture yesterday, but the rest of the review was written last week. I'm not wearing the petticoat in the pictures below. I'm… Continue reading The Summerset Dress!
Hi everyone! Yesterday morning, I decided to make a skirt; I traced it, cut it out and sewed it in the course of a (long) morning; wore it at a reception in the evening and Seb took pictures as we came home yesterday night. Instant gratification through and through! Since Seb too pictures so quickly… Continue reading Instant Gratification, or Japonaiseries – 3