|Skeptical. No, really!|
taffeta, and is lined with dark brown silk shantung. The bodice and sleeves are interlined with lightweight worsted wool - two different ones if I recall correctly! Love my scrap bin... The fur is from an old coat I bought on ebay - supposedly Russian squirrel? I don't know fur at all, so, sure, sounds reasonable. All hand-sewn, as usual!
The Couture Courtesan's pink fur-trimmed pelisse...I've been plotting to make one basically since she originally posted about hers! I'm an awful copycat, what can I say.
|Hers is loads nicer, of course, but I shouldn't need to say that. She's a madly talented lady!|
|Misbehaving as always|
|I mean really.|
|Beginnings of a pretty winter sunset!|
|We decided I was Lady Catherine de Bouuuuuuuugh for the day, given the fur and the turban and the feathers...there was a lot of what was known as "Lady Catherine stankface"...Exhibit A. ;)|
|Please admire my lovely new pineapple...knitted for me by Robin of SewLoud. I made her a bonnet in exchange for it, and we're both convinced we got the better end of the deal. She's done a blog post on said pineapple here. All pics in this post are stolen from her, as well.|
|"My feathers decidedly do not fit in this modern carriage!"|