What wa it with Mrs. Bamford and cloaks? Her inventory includes a ton of them! One is described as a “Goldlaced blue Sattin Cloak”, which sounded extremely luxurious and lovely. After a bit of sleuthing, I figured out that “goldlaced” didn’t mean “laced up with a gold cord” or something like that (and how do… Continue reading Never enough cloaks!
I the previous post, I showed you one of the two be-lappeted caps I've made. The other cap was a lot simpler and a lot less structures, but perhaps a more classical "lappet cap". I began by cutting a very simple cap shape from silk organza, I folded the seam allowances in around the entire… Continue reading Cap-sizing!
Sew with all the colours of the wind
So, I love sewing. It has been part of my life, on and off, since I was 10-ish, and more and more in the latter years. And yet, sometimes, I don't feel like sewing or creating anything for the longest time. I have been in one of these ruts this winter, in a real desert… Continue reading Sew with all the colours of the wind