A second finished sewing project in the same week, do you believe that? Can you believe that? No…? I’m not blaming you but guess what, this is happening so let’s make the most of that AWESOME moment because I can’t promise you this is ever going to happen again!
I’ve finished my sleeveless red jumper which, believe it or not, was started last November after tracing a quick pattern and cutting the fabric before ending in the pile of forgotten dreams. A less romantic explanation was that I got so caught up with Nadia’s first dress at the time that I thought I could finish it anytime…well anytime being four months later…
The project was straightforward enough as most of it was done on the Overlord – those who watched the Great British Sewing Bee on Tuesday evening will get my drift…Ah Claudia, you had me in stitches! – and I chose a dark red polyester fabric for this project. I was not so keen at first on having the V-neck so low but looking back at the pictures, I kind of like it!
Now I look unusually serious on the pictures but the shoot was anything but that. It was a bright day and I was full of not very bright ideas such as going down the stairs balustrade, keeping my balance on a rope before gently reminding myself that I was not in an amusement park. I luckily kept short of having a Pamela Anderson moment with the garden water hose…rest assured those pictures will remain firmly locked on my secret files. At least, I don’t think I have lost the plot in terms of styling when I combined the jumper with my Tartan red & grey trousers along with my favourite shirt ever – never mind I sewed the cuffs on the wrong side, we don’t judge on Design Closeup, we’re all free spirits 🙂