By now you would have noticed that I like a bit of tartan. So when L'Express.fr had a slideshow today on all things tartan I had an innocent look, knowing only too well that most of the stuff would be
I saw a lot of gorgeous stuff but this below really caught my eye:
In my post about all the skirts I was planning to
An hour later (and feeling very sorry for my neighbours who had to listen to my sewing machine a bit later in the day than it should have been)...
It is not as "covering" as the V. Westwood one, as I had a little less fabric than expected, but in a way I think it's better as it doesn't seem to be getting in the way as much. The fabric was a real pleasure to work with, a kind of thick, brushed cotton, like flannel. I sewed two squares together to make it a bit thicker, pressed the seams, tidied up the edges and made a casing. The tie is one of my numerous scarves.
This is how it looks on a slouchy person:
So there, a perfect Project A Week for me, I used my stash and now have my own trendy cape for a fraction of the price. Now I have to make this damn skirt!!