These cropped trousers were from the local jumble sale.  They are a lovely quality fabric, I think you would call it a bedford cord, the white stripe is a raised rib.  They were an awful mid calf, slightly flared length, and I was in need of a pair of shorts that fit. After pinning up … More Shorts

Silk Vest

I found I needed a new vest top when the weather was warm.  My old favourite green cut-down Monsoon one is really rather faded.  I had a rather nice silk satin remnant which I have managed to squeeze this vest top from.  Using the Colette Sorbetto free pattern, I excluded the box pleat (not enough fabric) … More Silk Vest

My New Mac

I’m really pleased with my upcycled mac! I purchased this M&S mac for £3.50 in the charity shop.  It probably dates from the 80’s, it’s fairly classic, light weight and soft.  A size 10, and what you might call a relaxed fit.  It had dirty marks near the hem, which didn’t worry me as I … More My New Mac