Upskilly & Stuff 6: The Dressing-Gown

Sometimes you stitch the project up… and sometimes the project stitches you up. I struggled long and hard with finding motivation for this project, and I think it was largely because it’s so very much a draft copy or ‘wearable toile’. The fabric is so old and worn and it sheds white fluff like there’s no tomorrow.

Old Rags Into New Cloth- Salvage in Britain, April 1942 D7447
Deborah trying to hold the fluff at bay.
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Upskilly & Stuff 5: The Shorts

Pink shorts, to be precise. No, I’m not setting up a girly fascist group, or even going in for lingerie design – I’m no Spode.

Beautifully silky soft french knickers, made in England by David Nieper....
Pink shorts Eulalie-style.

But in making these shorts, I have veered slightly toward the Eulalie end of the Spodeular spectrum, as I am not likely to wear them without something longer over the top, and they are therefore, more or less, undergarments. Or possibly summer nightwear. We’ll see.Continue & Comment