Philippa wearing her beautifully made worsted wool skirt suit with checkerboard weave and matching bag.
Fabrics and Notions:
Bright Blue checkerboard weave worsted virgin wool.
Thai silk block printed lining
Lacquered shell buttons (jacket)
Invisible zip (skirt)
Viscose iron-on interfacing
Clasp (bag) from grandmother’s treasure box.
Patterns (all altered, but based upon):
Jacket: Vogue 1643
Skirt: McCall’s 5523
Bag: from the book, Making Vintage Handbags by Emma Brennan