Miss Z always liked it and choose some lovely City Weekend Tree Tops in Bistro Red,to have view B made in.
Friday night was our school Social night.
Miss Z was desperate for a new dress. While fully acknowledging that she didn't need a new dress,she really wanted one,so the discussions(persuading)began.
It was agreed Son&Heir came first as he did need a new outfit.
We fell back on our favourite Sketchbook shirt and trousers,which I altered to a size 14.
|Yes Millie,we both like our boots!|
Miss E fancied her twins skinny Sketchbook jeans that were already cut out to wear with her Ruffled Halter and it was reasoned that I could sew those at the same time as Son's trousers.
So the 'pecking order' was established along with promises of help with tea and supper as I still have an extra toddler at present.
After much ferreting through the box room,Miss Z found some slate blue gingham which was deemed perfect.
As requested I shortened the skirt by a good five inches. I stitched down all the pleats (front and back),to reduce ironing(and swearing)time later.
A black belt was desired and I found this on Ebay,but (stupidly)she was cheeky to her father and he vetoed the purchase.....
Now Miss Z is not a child to be gainsaid,after fishing through my notions tub,she appeared,triumphantly,with some wide cotton webbing tape(the kind used for rugby plackets).
It looked good,but did not sit nicely once on,so I stitched some wide elastic to the centre back to allow some ease.
The finished outfit.
Super cute and stylish but definitely not prissy!
Do you think they were happy with them?
Finally,a little 'Alice' bow for a very modern 'Alice'
I am very pleased to say a good time was had by all!
Thanks for reading
PS Special thanks to Justine for reminding me that I do like blogging!