Double-knit Pencil Skirt

In a bout of familial duty, I volunteered today to go on a road trip with my parents. The objective: Empty and clean the small caravan my parents have stored in Petworth, a couple of hours south of London. To understand what a sacrifice this is, you must have watched

Working Girl: Pure Wool Pencil Skirt

The thing about changing jobs is that it goes painfully slow and then suddenly very fast. After the Crafter’s Ceilidh last weekend I had a second interview on Monday then an offer through on Monday evening, and by Wednesday morning I was in the office for my first day.

During the

Fall Palette Challenge: Double-knit Pencil Skirt, Two Ways

Just a quick post today which is very appropriate given these skirts can be easily whipped up in an evening.
There really isn’t a lot to add as I’ve already sung the joys of both double-knit (Bonus Christmas Dress, Amazing Fit Dress, Gertie Dress) and Burdastyle’s Jenny Skirt pattern (here, here,

MMM Catch-up

Woops got a little behind there and lets face it most of this weeks outfits were total repeats – so unexciting!
Here’s two I hadn’t worn yet this month though…

Hehe… I was half asleep when I took this one. Luckily this double-knit mash-up of New Look 6824 & BurdaStyle Jenny doesn’t

MMM Day Three

Had a whole lot of meetings today so wanted to look a little snazzier, which for me means breaking out one of my tried and true BurdaStyle Jennys. Nothing like a pencil skirt to make you feel in charge!

I’ll be forever grateful to The Cupcake Goddess and her pencil skirt

McCall’s 6069: A Reversible Redux

First of all, I just wanted to say thank you so much to everyone for all the encouragement and gorgeous helpful comments on the last couple of posts. I’m down in Wellington for a couple of days for work so I haven’t had a chance to do a proper catch-up