SWAP 2016 0.23 Biki of Milan skirt in Iris chiffon silk

Introduction This is a post about a 1960 designer skirt; it updates my 2016 Sewing with a Plan. But, for those into tips and techniques it tells you how to make a garment with a) insufficient fabric b) the wrong … Continued

Sewing with a Plan 2016 0.19 Starting the McCalls 7938 Courreges coat

I am making the double breasted coat for my SWAP. I like the contrast bound edge, martingale and loose back panels and the simple sixties style of this McCalls coat pattern. Alterations and pattern I didn’t make many changes, as … Continued