Monthly Archives: May 2011
Think making a dress a day is hard? Well, being a seriously ill kid is much harder! to make sick little faces smile please, PLEASE be generous and donate to the Starlight Children’s Foundation by clicking on the ‘donate’ button to the right of this post.
Have you seen anything better than these two excellent people? Meet Harry and Lindy! Harry is the little cutie that I babysit each week, and Lindy is his awesome Mum! After a long day at work, Lindy was kind enough to pop one of my frocks on and encourage Harry to do some excellent modelling of one of my giantess pom poms.
Harry is the cutie-pie that I get to babysit once a week. After much burping, wizzing, pooing (all his) and feeding (my lunch is definitely less smooshy), we have become real good friends – spending our Tuesdays gurgling, “WOO-hoo-ing”, and ‘bup-bup-bupping’ together. Lindy is his glorious mum, and doesn’t she look totally excellent in this frock? If (god help us all) I ever pop out a child, I hope to look half as good as she does 6 months later.
Alrighty, I’m going to head off to have some excellent chicken soup now. I may also make some toast soldiers to accompany this feast.
Today has been such an efficient day! Now that I am no longer working (Borders unfortunately past away on Friday), I have taken full advantage of my Monday and am ploughing through so many tasks. First up was fashioning this little number and then taking a picture of the glorious Adele in it. Next on the agenda was doing a bunch of mail outs – some a little overdue (woops!)…and then heading home to clean out my garage.
All I can say is ‘tick, tick, tick.’ as I have completed all these tasks at a very rapid rate. Now I must flee to take part in some very delicious lasagne and change out of the frightening clothes I am wearing.
Meet my good friend Blarney. I got this Bunny friend of mine on a trip to Ireland when I was little…and we’ve been awesome pals ever since. It thus seemed only right for me to make her a little frock – and doesn’t she look delish.
Today was an incredibly busy – AND AWESOME – day. I got together with some fantastic humans to do an Alice in Wonderland themed photoshoot…and it was just so much fun. There was glitter, cupcakes, flamingoes, and a powerful abundance of tea cups – and we even managed to successfully win a battle against some vicious magpies who were clearly trying to ‘jim in’ on some of the fun. Amongst these lovely treats was also some of my friend Cot’s wonderful pieces of jewellery, seen below:
(the above is a brooch! how nifty!)
Upon returning home from said shoot, I got stuck into a few little tasks whilst awaiting for the next phase of the evening to begin. I organised all my postals for the week, designed tomorrow’s dress, and then found myself getting stuck into stamping out some YELLOWCAKE labels. All in all, a very productive day!!
So do keep your eyes out for the photos from today’s shoot! Tomorrow I should post some behind the scene shots…which are also pretty radbags. Enjoy the rest of your weekend! Kyisses. xo
So, you may have noticed the lack of humans inside my dresses this week. Whilst I did shove myself in one, and a friend in another, there was little time this week for any more chillin’ with lovely ladies. This is namely because I have busily been trying to make a whole bunch of extra stuff for a festive photo shoot that is going ahead tomorrow. You will undoubtedly see the fruits of my labour in the next few days – so keep your eyeballs peeled – and do forgive me for the lack of lady power this week…it will indeed be back to normal come monday! xox
But in the meantime, here is another humanless ensemble…
This Sunday I am having a pretty festively themed photoshoot which coincides perfectly with my first month of ‘dress a day’ being completed! Soooo expect to see more of this frock – but with a human inside it instead of Marianne the mannequin.
Generally, just expect to see more.
Today was a very pleasant day. I arose early (not so pleasant) to make this little get-up, and then headed off to hang out/gurgle with Harry – definitely the cutest baby in the world. After such funtimes I headed off to Alison’s house to take these lovely pictures and assist in readying a powerfully delicious dinner for us and some other lovely humans.
SOME POWERFUL BACK-STORY:
Alison and I became friends in late high school. After an initially successful meet and greet, Alison and I realised that we both had various perks to offer each other: I could help her with her english assignments if she would help me with my (do my) maths assignments. This arrangement worked out swimmingly, and we have been going steady ever since.
In general Alison finds herself being “ANNOYED” a lot, but seems to find solice in riding her bike around town. She is generally a great human bean.
You know you’ve done a lot of sewing when you finally lift your head up from the sewing machine and realise that you have watched the Princess Diaries on repeat 3 times…and are about to press ‘replay’ AGAIN. I’ll be the first to admit that makeover movies (and costume dramas) are definitely my guilty pleasure… but this time I definitely went too far. By the end of my 6 hour Anne Hathaway/Julie Andrews bender I had definitely achieved a lot of sewing – but was suddenly far more conscious of my internal princess then I had been before. I suddenly found myself considering theming a whole week ‘princess’…or ‘Ginovia’ ( the place with the pears they mention a lot in the movie – not that I should have to explain that to true fans of the P.D franchise). These thoughts were swiftly interrupted by the sound of my dignity slipping away…but you’ve got to understand that sometimes it’s just easier to hit ‘replay’ than change over a dvd. In between all the sewing and general hoo-haa, the last thing I feel like doing is thinking of an exciting feature to watch. Just Sayin’.
I had to get that all off my chest. I feel better now.