At last! My peacoat is finished! Actually it's been finished for a few weeks now but I've only been able to take pictures today! I'm really pleased with how this turned out - it's the most complicated sew I've done since graduation, and I've learnt a lot about coat making, working with wool and using … Continue reading V1467 sewalong update 4 – Finished!
#bpsewvember Day 16 - UFO. I don't have many UFO'S because I stopped sewing for so long, but there is this 'should have been good but is actually awful' nightmare that lives in a storage box out of sight... No plans to finish it either - it's so frumpy on me and also there are … Continue reading #bpsewvember Day 16 – UFO
#bpsewvember Day 5: WiP. My current work in progress is still the V1467 peacoat sewalong with @mccallpatterncompany and @houseofpinheiro. Had some ups and downs over the last few weeks and I'll admit I've neglected my coat but I am making slow progress. Tonight's achievement is cutting out my interfacing ready to start sewing tomorrow!
I'll be perfectly frank - I'm a bit intimidated by this peacoat sewalong project, and have been putting it off a bit under the pretence of "I'll just get this (and this and this) project finished first and then I'll start, honestly..." I'd previously heard from other dressmakers that Vogue patterns are notoriously hard to … Continue reading V1467 sewalong – update #1