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Colour Co-ordinated from Head to Toe

I don’t think I could have been much more colour co-ordinated yesterday:


Blouse: Topshop

Dress (worn underneath): Warehouse

Tights: Topshop Shoes: Irregular Choice

Nails: Claire’s Matt Nude and Barry M: 47 Black

I’ve finished the front bodice of dress 2:

I made the toile from a polyester lining fabric as even the lightest weight calico would not give a realistic impression of how the real garment will look. To begin with I was having difficulty chalking out the pattern, never mind cutting it as it was slipping all over the place. However, then I remembered that Stefanie at Anna Scholz taught me a handy little trick: to tape the fabric onto paper keeping it secure and straight. It makes marking and cutting a million times easier. Before stitching the pintucks, I pressed them into place as advised in the “Sewing Technique Bible”. Again, this made my job a million times easier. I have started working on the pattern for the skirt today too, but need to do some modelling on the stand to get the shape right.


“Those Are Some Very Smart Boots”….

I had numerous complinments for my boots on Friday. I love these boots but I spent about 15 minutes in the morning trying to find a good outfit to wear with them. Any suggestions?

Black Lace Dress: Warehouse

Cardigan: Topshop

Number Tights: ASOS

Boots: Urban Outfitters

Had a very successful day getting fabric samples in Birmingham, my favourite was a crepe georgette. It was exactly what I had in mind, the price was fairly reasonable too. I have some samples on order from some wholesale companies aswell though because I’m going to need such a larges amount that I should be able to get the cost per metre down a bit.

Purrrrrrrfect Leopard Print….

I didn’t manage to post last night so this is what I wore yesterday……

The dress is about 5 years old from Warehouse and I still adore it, you can’t really tell from the photo but it has a lovely peter pan collar.

Cardigan: Tesco

Boots: Faith

Two pairs of tights for extra warmth!!!