Do you ever wonder…can I really make this on my own? After attending such an intensive workshop, I wondered if I could still use my new couture skills without Susan Khalje’s being there. This month’s Minerva Crafts project has shown me that I can.When I initially ordered this lovely guipure lace, I ordered extra for … Continue reading Simply couture
Trying to be photogenicWith DH away most of last week, I had time to play with this jacket. The days started to warm up last week so I freaked out and decided to finish this jacket asap. Today it's cold again so it was great to wear the jacket, after finishing the hand stitched hems … Continue reading Jacket #3 – M4596
This little number is done. Yeah. I avoid hand stitching but I couldn't avoid it because of the braid and chunkiness of the fabric. I broke a record 5 sewing machine needles making this jacket. I have a couple of reddish skirts that I can wear with this but it's even better with dark ink … Continue reading Chanel No1 is done.
I put Sunday aside to start working on the dress and would you believe, I finished it. Unbelieveable.How did I stay focused after 2 months off?I turned my computer off, turned off the telly and just took it one step at a time.When I started to think negative thoughts I would say to myself - … Continue reading I’m back – Butterick 5277