|~ yep ~|
|fluttering a bit...and then|
Enlarged it tenfold - if you know anything about those teeny-tiny Japanese size patterns - raised the waistline to empire style, elongated the sleeves and made the hemline irregular. The linen is wonderful in color, weight, drape, everything.
|full dervish action shot. whee!|
|Whoa, that was fun!|
Besides my pink underslip and save-the-environment anklets, let me show you my dusty lavender shoes from you know where. I just luv 'em.
|yeah, that's better|
Nice, huh. Well, wait 'til you see what's next...
|My new coat|
made from unbleached Belgium linen used for oil painting. I've had the stuff for years and just don't paint on linen anymore. So I washed it a few times and thought why not?
|Stand Tall collar with fist patch|
I used the few pieces of left over scraps from my true love's kaftan to liven it up.
|more trimmin' and a super large button|
The coat is from Tina Givens Jules Coat pattern with several modifications. Like no ruffles anywhere, change of collar shape and pocket placement, addition of seam binding and sleeve cuffs.
And now it's time to join the Visibles at Patti's Not Dead Yet Style. Let's go girls. Oh, and I don't want to miss Sheila of Ephemera's Shoe Shine! And I just found out about Shoe and Tell from the Style Nudge, so I simple must do it. Shoezzzzzz!