20 July 2010
Lucy was invited to a party where the dress code was 'wear sparkle'. I didn't, until the last minute, consider making another dress but Lucy said how about the disco leggings and I had a small amount of that fabric left, bought a piece of polka dot silk, and yadda yadda yadda a new dress was born. I also planned on sewing the birthday girl a new dress too, in a pale blue chambray. I spent a few hours on it late in the evenings, to the point where I just wanted to keep it and take the easy road and buy a gift! Buying is certainly often easier than making, so if someone gifts you a handmade something know that you are special!
And a tiny, candid emailed iphoto of Audrey and I (mother's are usually never in their own photos). Audrey did not wear sparkle (come on, I had just made two dresses!), going for merino leggings and a new cardi from Country Road, and I opted for print leggings worn with my husband's long sleeve t.