>Our warm weather has subsided for a nice gloomy day! We don’t get much rain here in San Diego, so the weather tends to feul the creative spirit. This morning I had the looong Pride and Prejudice movie on, a cup of nice warm English Breakfast at the perfect temperature with the perfect helping of milk and sugar, and I was handsewing bias to the slits of my sleeve made of silk taffeta. What can be more sublime? With Matt’s tailcoat and ensemble finished but for buttonholes I now have the perfect excuse to throw myself into my ballgown project.
One little puffy sleeve is nearly done:
And here’s my inspiration sketches from earlier this week of different embellishments that caught my fancy: