Saturday, 24 August 2013

From this to this

I have been up since 6am this morning in order to get at least three things crossed off my To-Do list.
So baking done -  Hokey pokey chocolate chip biscuits; Coffee Date Slice; Spiced Fruit Loaf.   That should keep the HD3QBEM happy for morning and afternoon tea this week.
And stitching done.   The UK Trip book has three bands finished
My "do-not-really-enjoy-this" canvas work has gotten this far
Oops a daisy.   The canvas is transparent enough to show the table runner underneath.   Bad photography Margaret!
And The Dress has gone from this cheap muslin toile to
to this
Sleeves, a side zipper, silk-cotton lining and hem are necessary before I will model this.   Suffice it to say I am much pleased.   Even more so now I am confident that this will be finished before the wedding at the end of October.And the bonus???    A skirt for the summer (when it comes)
Cotton pique and very simple but will be great in the hot office during the summer.   A very profitable day resulting in not only satisfaction but renewed confidence in my ability to make clothes that do fit!

6 comments:

  1. Bravo! I'm quite impressed by all you have accomplished. You will be so pleased wearing that beautiful dress at the wedding!

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  2. Wow! Great productive morning. Your finishes and sewing are gorgeous. All the baking sounds yummy too.

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  3. Very industrious! Inspires me to get off my bum! ;)

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  4. Wow so beautiful...
    All the baking sound so yummy
    Hugs x

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  5. What a productive day! Beautiful stitching and the sewing. I love your dress and skirt.

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  6. I am so impressed by your dressmaking skills. The blue dress is so bonnie, I hope you enjoy wearing it to the wedding.

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