Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Maggie's Take on the Tweed
Several years ago Mary acquired way too much of this red and black silk tweed and gave some to me. It's been a challenge: how to work with the horizontal stripes when I am so short? how to trim it when it is so bold on its own? how to find a simple pattern that won't need a fba?
I did want to find a silk print for the lining but ended up with a perfect match in a cotton-silk sateen.