This will be short because the Magic Kingdom has sort of done me in. Fun though, lots of fun. Here I am with my niece:
Cool dress and hat because it was hot. The dress is one of my favourites, Simplicity 3833. It is a great pattern and to reduce the bulk of the facings, which I find annoying in sleeveless dresses, I just put on binding. Apart from the usual FBA I made this one out of the box and am pleased with the fit.
One or the high points of the day for me was a quick look from one of those trolleys you sight-see with of the Disney costume department. Of course these shots are taken at speed through a window, but this is enough of a glimpse to make you droll, or at least it did me:
Now that's a place to go to work.
Yes it was a magical day.
- I am a mother, a new grandmother, and a teacher. But whatever happens in my life, I keep sewing. I have worked as a political communicator and now as a teacher in my formal life. I have also written extensively on sewing. I have been a frequent contributor and contributing editor of Threads magazine and the Australian magazine Dressmaking with Stitches. My first book Sew.. the garment-making book of knowledge will be published in May 2018 and is available for pre-order from Amazon