I fell in love with this stretch cotton brocade from sewing and craft superstore
It reminds me of china plates my Grandma used to collect, always in these colours. I used
I don’t often make clothes from vintage patterns, but I do have a soft spot for duster coats and 1960s fashion, so this Simplicity 1284 was ideal.
I found it really easy to both cut and sew, even with the slight stretch.
I love a duster coat as it an alternative to cardigans and it means that the warmer months are on their way.
I even found matching sunglasses…already for a summer dinner date.