The bright flowers captured my attention and rather than just put one, I left them connected and added a two and brought them down to the waist. These projects are fast and fun and since my granddaughter now has more than she needs, maybe I should start selling them? Etsy, Farmers Market or Ebay? What do you think, or maybe a local store?
This practice cake is going to the Kingston Fire Department in the morning. Yummy chocolate layered with white. Caramel and Chestnut between the layers. Trying different recipes to find the best moist ones. And trying some simple decorating too.
They make a rather odd model for my hats, but they seem to fit and you can see what they look like. Thought I would add the dresses that the hats are for. I put off making them, but they were much easier than AI ever thought they would be. Trying to think how to make a business with this. One that actually makes money. Any ideas? Maybe I will make some and put them on Etsy and see what happens. I do have an Art Show next month, so would be painting. I can do that with the bandaid decorating my hand from my slash earlier or should I say my encounter with the rotary cutter. I do now acknowledge that they are quite sharp.
Today I worked on three T-shirt dress and this was my last one and now I have to take a little break as I attempted to cut off the end of my finger with a rotary cutter. Time for a glass of wine! But I did photograph my hats using my drawing head. Pretty funny use for it.
Holly is five and when I saw this fabric, thought it could make another “fast & Furious” T-shirt dress. I buy the T-0shirts at Walmart for under $5.00 and the fabric where ever I can find it. This fabric is from Walmart and it took about a yard at $3.00 a yard, so here is a way to make a really fun little dress for literally pennies. I am going to start making sun hats to match the dresses. I made a couple yesterday to match dresses I made in the past and they were so easy, I thought I would make more. Maybe I should try to think of a way to market these, so I actually make a little money. For now I am just having a great time sewing again after not for over 40 years.
This is another one of my “Fast & Furious” dresses. I had fabric left over from a Fund Raiser I helped on for the Boys & Girls Club, and thought it might be interpreted into a cute T-shirt dress. I am starting to think taking a larger piece and adding it to the top of the dress is more fun than something small. Most people just add a small appliqué to the bodice and it looks a little floaty, so I thought I would try something slightly different. I loved Paris and hope to go back again soon.
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This is a pattern for the 1950’s that I found on Ebay. I am thinking it needs a little more punch, so may add some red stars on the corner of the collar and maybe a row of white rick rack about an inch or two from the bottom. Girls size four.