Birthday goodies and a Tilly top

A month or so ago I had a significant birthday. To soften the blow I received lots of sewing goodies, including a spangly Janome sewing machine and some sewing books.  One of the books was this one:


This has been on my wish list for some time so was quite excited to get it. I wanted to get straight on and make myself the ‘button back blouse’ which I think was an early version of the Mathilde blouse by Tilly and the buttons. Continue reading