My new clothes. I feel smart enough to work in an office. A blue cord skirt made from my own pattern.
And my first Deer and Doe Airelle blouse. The main fabric is cotton lawn. The fabric has to be soft and drapey as the blouse can’t be very fitted: there are no fastenings at all. Rather like a non-stretch tee shirt.
I love the pattern and will definitely make another. Very French don’t you think? The contrast collar and cuffs were made from a scrap of quilting fabric.
I have the Robe Sureau pattern to try too - maybe some of my birthday fabric.
I thought the skirt and blouse would be good together, but I made the skirt first and couldn’t wait to wear it.
I have started my purple Minoru jacket but it won’t be ready soon because I am making a dress for someone else – a customer! I have started a business to do repairs and alterations but I was asked to make a dress. And yes, she has seen me wearing my me mades and was happy with the standard. Exciting!
New clothes and a new business, I’m so happy I’m linking this to Lakota’s Ta Dah Tuesday.