Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Sew Weekly: For the child in us!
Yippee! I can't tell you how happier I am this week with my Sew Weekly creation! My apron was great last week, but that busty bust Burda dress left me a little grumpy and annoyed that my drafting wasn't the best. I think given some more time I can probably revisit it and make it nicer one day. But in the meantime we explored our childhood fashion for this week's theme at the Sew Weekly! And it was so much fun for me!
My brother and I grew up on a Hobby Farm (about 10 acres, but we had cows!) and had heaps of 'good clothes', so I wanted to use this photo above because I had a red tartan remnant that kinda looked the same! After I chose this photo of us, I asked Mum if anything was handmade, as I thought she did knit us heaps of things... and our jumpers (mine a vest!) and our beanies are hand knitted by her! Plus, she refashioned the kilt to fit me from a larger size!
Time for some kidding around!
Husbie and I went to a cityside park for the photos and the sun came out especially (it's since poured with rain and gushed and caused havoc since) so I'm even happier because the photos are great, and my suit is great!
My post over at Sew Weekly has all the details for you sewing fiends, there's a few different photos... but I thought I'd save these kookier ones for you! I lined the vest, see below, and made it reversible, jut in case... but it's a little 'See My Vest, See My Vest' Musical Theatre like... so I'm not too sure when I'll wear it out like that.