Sewing could try the patience of a saint, but it is possible for an impatient person to sew with ease and pleasure. Alison has tips to help keep frustration at bay.
For all of you who are tired of being confused, Lisha gives us a glossary of sewing and fashion terms translated from British English to American English.
We are now tantalisingly close to finally meeting Mrs Gainsborough in her complete C18th ensemble. Julia describes the making of her silk Robe a l'Anglaise.