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What I am working on.

Happy Birthday Sarah
 Firstly the boys and I took a bit of time yesterday to pick and arrange the most gorgeously scented Peonies etc for lovely Sarah. It was her birthday and she is still living in EQC temporary accommodation 3 years after the earthquake, so we took this gorgeous bunch to her.


Starting the bodice section
The back detailing















Once we got home I started sewing again. I am attempting to make a dress for Kerryn's wedding from three Op Shop items. A $10 skirt, a $0.50 shirt and a $2 tunic top. It is taking me a while and I have only been sewing late at night (which is more difficult). But so far I am pleased. So here is a wee shot of the start on my dress dummy.
The linen shirt whose sleeves took my fancy
The $2 linen tunic
The $10 skirt
The cute sleeve detail that I really wanted to keep
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Comments

  1. Oh my goodness Karen. Aren't you clever? I can't wait to see it all finished. It will be beautiful. I love peonies. I'll never forget my mother and sister giving me a bunch when my daughter was born. Your boys are growing up so much. So handsome.

    Anne xx

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  2. Your envisage.dress for Kerryn's wedding will be unique and special. I hope it all comes together as well as you envisage.

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  3. I can't wait to see how this turns out! I never in a million years could come up with something this cool!

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  4. Wow, your dress is going to look wonderful!

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  5. Hi Karen! Absolutely you could do those beach themed cupcakes for boys. I had to do one with just Speedos for my son. You can buy those sour candy straps in more masculine colours too I think. (I can't stand the stuff personally. LOL) Anne xx

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