Steely Seamstress

Sewing for life

Do you think I should have had a bit part in Abigail’s Party?

3 Comments

I’ve finished by boho top. I wore the top today. It is incredibly comfortable. It is such a an easy style, but I think it is the silk/ cotton mix that makes it feel so wonderful.

Boho top

I did make a change to the instructions in the pattern. I decided that rather than creating a casing for elastic on the sleeves, I would just add two lines of shirring. I actually think this gives the top a more professional look.

Boho top - close-up

Do you know what I’m reminded of? Abigail’s party. In case you aren’t familiar, it is a play by Mike Leigh. It was broadcast as a Play for Today on the BBC in the 1970s. Just look at the dress Alison Steadman (standing up) is wearing! Think my top would fit in!

Abigail's Party

Advertisements

Author: steelyseamstress

Sewing a new wardrobe

3 thoughts on “Do you think I should have had a bit part in Abigail’s Party?

  1. Hello – it’s my pleasure to let you know that you won the Sew Grateful Giveaway on my Blog!
    Please let me know where you would like me to mail the ‘5 Easy Pieces’ Vogue Pattern.
    🙂 Chris
    bluesea at mantic dot org

    http://sewtypical.blogspot.com/

  2. Pingback: MMM Week 1: On feeling self-conscious | Steely Seamstress

  3. Pingback: #MMMay16 – Week 2 | Steely Seamstress

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s