#vintagepledge · New Look 6111 · Sewing

Operation Orange #VintagePledge

Would you intervene if you thought that my obsession with all things orange was out of control?  I’ve banged on before about my passion for pumpkin, my craze for carrot, my tangerine tomfoolery.  It’s ongoing.  Orange with everything! That’s me shamelessly using something botanical to legitimise my colour choice.  Perhaps I need to add another reason to pick… Continue reading Operation Orange #VintagePledge

#vintagepledge · Advance American Pattern A106 · Sewing

Advance American Pattern A106 #VintagePledge

Tick, tock, another equinox and in the needlepoint of the native British hedgerow spring has started with the bright white stars of the blackthorn blossom. Misleadingly there’s still a fair nip in the air so I’ve been working on a long-sleeved thing. A long-sleeved, vintage thing. How much work in a long-sleeved shirt? A lot. A… Continue reading Advance American Pattern A106 #VintagePledge

#vintagepledge · Sewing

Vintage Jacket – the collar that caught my eye

  One of those idioms that I until I come to type it I don’t question.  I’m now imagining the literal act of someone catching my eye.  Under what circumstances has my eye become free of its socket?  Am I grateful that someone has caught it?  !Imagination!  If you could just stop right there.  Things… Continue reading Vintage Jacket – the collar that caught my eye