Swanky tank and black denim Laura pants in London


I love my white Grainline studio tank, made with a scrap of linen and eyelet.

So I’ve made one in navy 22 mm silk. French seams and a perfect rolled hem (if I do say so myself). So happy with this rolled hem, check it out. In a earlier post here I have a few tips for using your machines rolled hem foot.   It’s such a luxurious silk, from Tessuti. I didn’t have quite enough material so had to piece two small sections at the front shoulders. I used French seams and hopefully it’s either not too noticeable or  it looks like a design feature. Whoa these dark glossy fabrics are hard to photograph, I haven’t done them justice here. Does anyone have any tips?

Rolled hem close upRolled hem on silk closeup

tmp_10026-image1709609796To go with it, some black-on-black embossed denim Laura pants. This is my third pair of Tessuti’s Laura pants pattern, my first two are here. I think they actually work better in the very structured denim. It’s a lovely denim from Tessuti,  with a small amount of stretch. I made these pants a little  longer than my previous ones as the denim is more a winter weight and I didn’t want so much of the cropped look.


Seen here in London, also my Cordova jacket. Check out the gorgeous flowers and the blue sky! just like home. Well not the flowers…..hanging baskets like these would be dead in days. Grainline tank Laura pants Cordova jacket

tmp_32549-image-637078462Grainline tank Laura pants Princess Diana memorial fountain


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