Tag Archive: style

McCall’s 6684 – a close match for Mad Men’s Joan Holloway?

I am so excited about this pattern, and I cannot wait to start making it once all the Christmas festivites are over. I already have some fabric in mind, and I think that… Continue reading

Vintage Pattern – Butterick 9796

Guess what the postman brought me today… another gorgeous vintage pattern! I saw this on Etsy the other week and just had to have it. It was love at first sight! Opening up… Continue reading

A killer wardrobe on a budget – are vintage patterns the answer?

I haven’t bought any new clothes in at least six months – I have to admit that I’m a picky person when it comes to buying clothes, but I’m rather tired of trekking round… Continue reading

H.M. visits the Bank of England

Today the Queen, with Prince Philip by her side, visited the Bank of England. Wearing a pale lilac coat, complimented by an amethyst and diamond brooch, she clutched a bouquet of pale roses.… Continue reading

First look at the Downton Abbey Christmas special!

The trailer for the 2012 Downton Abbey christmas special has just been aired. It’s set in Scotland in the high summer, and it looks like there’s a lot of love in the air…… Continue reading

Downton chic in series three, episode eight

This is the last episode in series three (sob sob sob), but the good news is that we’ll be back at Downton for the Christmas special! The final episode of the series was… Continue reading

Downton chic in season three, episodes six and seven

Well, I’m not quite sure how to say this, but something really traumatic happens in the next season of Downton Abbey. Now I know that most of my readers are from North America, and… Continue reading

Downton chic in season three, episode five

Downton chic in series three, episode four