To be a bit cliché, this shoemaker is a professional Web Developer and her child is this blog, but it was past time to launch what I have of a new design. All the content is still here, everything else is a work in progress (kind of like most of my sewing projects)!
We just finished up our Missouri trip, ending up in KC the same day a lot of you quilting industry people were leaving Quilt Market. Along the way and in KC itself, I managed to stop in a few different shops, and ended up with a fair little haul:
Sew To Speak in Columbus, OH is one of my favorite shops, and I couldn’t keep myself from picking up a few various FQs, including one from the Ghastlie Family Reunion.
I mentioned early on that I wanted to try drafting a bifurcated skirt out of a period tailoring manual. I’m still doing that, sort of. Except, I’m also kind of cheating, because I realized that if I enlarged this one:
…so that the front measurement (line C-G) was the right length for my models, it worked out that the waist was also right (in other words, the measurements I needed to draft to are pretty much correctly proportioned to the book’s draft).