I’m sorry if this post is all over the place …it looks ok when i type it but looks all out of sink when i preview it but as i’ve spent over an hour on it , here goes …This month I have not had to change the thread on my machine at all …Navy Blue seems to have been my muse
It started with another pair of the 1940′s trouser pattern I cut from an original pair a while age (old post)
This is the forth pair and they are of to Dusseldorf to a lady I have never met who gave me a beautiful piece of wool/cashmere mix with a very fine pin stipe and three measurements ;0 I think I matched the stripes up quite well She originally gave me the wrong trouser length so I had to add some more fabric in to the leg’s, luckly turn-ups are very 1940′s.
The next project was a navy spotty scarf turned into a snood for another request, the onlyvintage scarf I had was 1980′s long one so it had to cut and seamed to create a square before i could begin , she saw a picture today and loves it …
After that I was on a roll so I created a six panel skirt pattern Lindy hop was my insperation, so I went through my stash and came up with a piece of Navy slub Linen i’m not sure how old it is but is sure does smell vintage , a used metal zip and some vintage lace seam trim It took me all afternoon but it’s finished all but a vintage button ….are you the same ? it doesn’t matter how many buttons you have you never have the right one for the job
The skirt is for my daughter (again) but I think it needs more flare and softer fabric next time. What do you think ? :))