I’m starting this by saying – seriously, never sew for an event. It’s stressful. You never have as much time as you think you do, it always takes longer than you think, and you never have to hand what you thought you did. Don’t even talk to me about the stress of waiting for much-neededContinue reading “Formal Outfit, Part 3: Never Again”
So, I’m forging ahead with this, despite the obvious timing issues. The good news is, the Belvedere Waistcoat and Fairfield shirt fit almost perfectly as they are in size XS! This was surprising given that in my binder, I’m almost 10cm smaller overall than the body measurements called for, and much shorter in height too.Continue reading “Formal Outfit, Part 2: Toile time!”
Or, in which bad decisions are made vis-a-vis a self-made outfit for an event, because there never is enough time for this sort of thing.
This is a better format than pattern reviews, I think. I don’t always use the patterns I buy as they are – more often than not, they get modified heavily, even as I go. And I use a lot of self drafted patterns too, which of course are hard to review objectively. Anyway. On withContinue reading “Monthly Makes: Oct-Nov 2021”