Monthly Archives: November 2012

London report – 50s swing coat.

The coat, the pattern derived from Burda 11/12 model 140, but ending up nothing like it. I was aiming for a 50s swing style look. The fabric is a tweedy loose weave in blue and black, and a black wool. … Continue reading

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Look what turned up

I’m recycling. A pair of worn once black lightweight wool men’s trousers turned into some pedal pushers for me. My first idea for this fabric was a dress. ┬áIn my mind’s eye there was enough material, but in fact – … Continue reading

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