Rome Collection in Spain

I want to add my love for Closet Case Patterns Rome collection. I’ve made at least one of all the patterns in this collection. And tested them out on holiday in Spain. Firstly, my least favourite, the Fiore skirt. This is nothing to do with the pattern, but is all to do with me –Continue reading “Rome Collection in Spain”

Orange dress: BurdaStyle 09/2010 #122

Despite the fitting woes with sewing stretch fabrics into garments for me, I’ve had a success with sewing for Felicity. This dress is made from a very orange viscose based ponte and BurdaStyle 09/2010 #122: one of Burdas best patterns, IMO. Look at all those fabulous style lines! Pretty good IRL too I made aContinue reading “Orange dress: BurdaStyle 09/2010 #122”

Tarragona

Ancient roman city in Spain. Still a bustling university town today. Great food. Great roman ruins, too. This was the view from my hotel room. The scaffolding was from a recent concert held in the amphitheater The Priorat wine region is close to Tarragona. It’s a very hilly region with most of the vineyards terraced.Continue reading “Tarragona”