Soooo – considering I’m not a dress person, I have made a second Tea House Dress!! The first one is the pretty, summer party version, you know the type, only drinks posh edlerflower spritzers and eats cucumber sandwiches – with no crusts. This dress is very different. This one drinks tea and eats whatever she can find in the fridge, every day! I think it’s going to be a bit of a uniform of sorts!
So, the fabric was purchased (yup, not even from the stash!!) from a local hospice charity shop, 3m for £7.50! It was marked in the selvedge as Made in England, worsted wool. The ground is blue, with black, making teeny tiny houndstooths. They’re set within a brighter blue windowpane check. It’s a good weight suiting fabric, and soft. I threw it into the washing machine when I got it home from the charity shop on a... [read more]