a little sewing, a little crochet, a little knitting, a little cookery .... stuff I make with my own two hands
Saturday, 29 January 2011
Make do and mend
Still no kasia skirt - this is where I am up to:
However, I had a great boost today. I occasionally get given things through my local freecycle group and today I went to pick up a large collection of vilene (interfacing). It was a large shoebox sized packet so should keep me going for ages. I met a lovely lady called Marjorie and I had told her on the phone that I was a bit of a novice sewer so she also gave me this fabulous booklet:
How lovely of her! It's dated 1947 and I just love it. My favourite page so far tells me which colours should suit me:
I'm currently an Auburn, (top right) so it's greens and browns for me, apparently. I will soon be in the going grey section though....