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The Penguin Bodice

I don't know how creative I am when it comes to naming different outfits that I make but, this is what happens when a spur-of-the-moment nickname sticks. It should really be called something like, 'The Riding Habit Inspired Bodice' because, as long and rather dull as it sounds is the truth of it. This bodice… Continue reading The Penguin Bodice

Sewing · Victorian

Trimmed with Tartan, Part I

If you've read The Tale of Two Tartans then you'll know that I once bought 19 metres of tartan silk. Two dresses were made from it and still, I had what could be called a reasonable amount left in my stash. Not enough to make another outfit on its own of course, unless teamed with… Continue reading Trimmed with Tartan, Part I