Most exciting though, is the dress I am planning for Lauren; I had been planning to use some shot satin type fabric, but when I saw this beautiful printed cotton I knew I had to get some (this is also why I have a massive blanket chest of fabric in my dining room, I often *have* to get some of something...). It will be a simple, classic design - a sleeveless, long-ish summer dress with a ribbon round the waist (I would also quite like to knit a matching short-sleeved wraparound ballet style cardigan to go with it, but I knit VERY slowly). The design is still in my head and needs to be put to paper but photos will definitely follow in time. This is what I love most about sewing - I see some fabric, I can picture in my head what it could look like in a garment, and then I can make it.*
*when I have somewhere to work again!
|This is Miriam's nappy bag, work in progress|
|Summery seersucker for the ringsling I am making for myself. I will also make a sling for Lauren to carry one of her baby dolls. I've already bought the rings, I just need to dig out some fabric for her sling.|
|Some gorgeous printed cotton which caught my eye when I was looking for something else. I'm going to use it to make a dress for Lauren to wear this summer to weddings.|