I have been busy like the proverbial black and yellow flying, buzzing, non-wasp insect of late, and one particular project has been eating up a lot of my free time and braincells. It has involved a lot of embroidery, a lot of wrestling with difficult fabric, a lot of tedious decision-making, cobbling together of several different patterns, and the prerequisite heavy swearing.
COMFORTABLE JERSEY TROUSERS WITH POCKETS.
Sorry, wrong photo. I did make those as well. Really, it was:
A COMFORTABLE JERSEY TOP WITH LACE OVERLAYS ON THE SLEEVES.
Which took less than two hours from start to finish including pattern cutting, despite being a new pattern, so clearly it wasn’t actually that.
Oh yeah, it was this one.
And this was the embroidery that took me such a hellishly long time:
Oh and that white thread glows in the dark. Naturally I can already see ALL THE THINGS that are wrong with it, but for the time being I am going to luxuriate in owning a jacket that no one else owns, unless possibly they are in the RSC or something.