Tweed forever!!

Every second issue of women’s magazines in the fifties seemed to have an article about how to make an elegant handbag that would look like guineas but cost shillings.  I love that attitude to achievable everyday elegance.  The images that accompany the articles are often just as inspiring as the bag to be made. I’ve certainly … Continue reading

PS Fuchsias

Here it is in black and white, a new fuchsia piece!  The skirt of the fuchsias is embroidered nylon lace, with the top in single satin ribbon—just what the velvet bag needed!  This kind of adding and embellishing is what I intended to work on, when I started the fuchsia making at the end of last … Continue reading