October 26, 2010

Lady Grey. Served three ways and a wrap-up.

With a small tear in my eye, I present the final Lady Grey post. It seems I’ve been working on this coat for three years. It […]
October 26, 2010

The lady grey belt. Tie, bow, buckle or none?

My lady grey is done. I’ve worn it out shopping and dog-walking. The only detail left is the belt. I’ve been planning on a custom made […]
October 22, 2010

A lady grey pocket pal.

I require constant entertainment and as such, am completely unable to travel anywhere, even from my front door to my car, without listening to an audiobook. […]
October 21, 2010

A little rick-rack with my Lady Grey.

I managed to get my lining assembled today and I’m tickled pink! Most exciting is the mint green rick-rack. Followed by my nice new labels and […]
October 20, 2010

A Lady Grey update. Collars, sleeveheads and a fetching new model.

Still plugging away on the Lady Grey. I’ve padstitched, assembled and attached the collar. I made the dog model it. I inserted the enormous sleeves, put […]
October 15, 2010

A lady grey to-do list

While I’m loving Gertie’s sewalong, I’m feeling the chill in the air and am hoping to jump ahead on my jacket construction this weekend. This probably […]
October 15, 2010

Pad-stitchin’ bear. And pockets too!

OHHHH!!!! I’ve been just waiting to use that phrase. Padstitchin’ bear. Get it? Get it? Anyone who read my label post will get that I’m a […]
October 12, 2010

Custom belts and buttons. Better than a tie belt!

I am nothing if not an instant gratification girl. I will spend two days researching how to order something online, rather than driving to the nearest […]
September 26, 2010

Lady Grey. How to adjust a super-gaping lapel!

I thought I’d do a post on how I went about adjusting the ginormous gap in the lapel of my Lady Grey. This method isn’t from […]
September 23, 2010

Lady Grey. Muslin #2. The Full Bust Adjustment and another muslin.

I’ve finished the Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) on my Lady Grey for the sewalong and made another muslin! While I’m happy with the fit of the […]