Back in February I joined a dress making evening class at our local college. It's just for two hours a week and even though I haven't been able to attend each session due to regular work commitments, I've managed to produce two garments. If it wasn't for those precious two hours where I allow myself to indulge, they simply wouldn't exist.
I have a dark chocolate and teal thing going on right now as you will see. This is a kimono top with ruched gathers at the waist.
It took a while to come together and consequently, I've gone right off it and haven't worn it yet!
Hoping that it will grow on me as it took soooo long to make!
My second garment I really do like.
I have a Carly Harris dress (NZ designer) and decided to take a pattern from it. I chose a beautiful fluid silk which was really tricky to use as it's so slippery.
The dress has a definite 1920's feel to it and looks great over jeans or trousers. I'm desperate to make more. Just need to lay my hands on some more silk.
Next week I'll be starting something new. Not sure what it's going to be yet but I'll keep you posted.
Do you mind if I end with a photo of Trumpet? Indulge me? This was taken last night. He'd just woken up for a long sleep.
Until next time...