Dress

Safety First

Another costume for a birthday party, this was for 2009's theme: safety first. Many good entries such as a fireman, a life gaurd, a firetruck, a shirt covered in safety pins and a frock coat made from packing tape and bubble wrap (he won my vote). This was my costume: I know, not fantastically inventive,… Continue reading Safety First

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Skirt

Lattice smocking

This was something I found on the wonderfully helpful internet: lattice smocking. While immensely time consuming, it looks fantastic. The waistband on my skirt is a little bulky as I didnt iron it. This was mainly to keep its elasticity around the (elastic) waistband. You can also sew it such that it looks as though… Continue reading Lattice smocking