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Monday, November 28, 2011

Time to move slower

So the whirlwind that was the Peter Pan project, the family visits preparation and crazy work (Parent/Teacher conferences) has ended.

The Peter Pan performances were a success, the kids really came through and every night they were better than the night before. The flying looked fantastic and so did the sword fights. I saw every performance except one, when I baby-sat my adorable nephew so that my brother and SIL could see the play. I was on hand to fix wardrobe malfunctions and help find "lost" stuff, "my boots! I can't find my boots!", "where is my dagger?"...

And you know what? I was listed as "Seamstress"! And given "special thanks" for my "sewing expertise"! How cool is that?
Here is Peter trying to strike Tootles (aka my son) for shooting Wendy. I made all the leaf print covers in this set and of course Peter's tunic.

When I had some time this past week, well yesterday, I found a pattern I had prepared the fabric for but the weather changed so it had been put away. I did my usual alterations to it and I hope to cut it out today.  Today the sewing room will be available again so I will first sew Paco's skirt.

Here is the pattern

I'm making view B.

Yes there will be fashion sewing coming soon!

5 comments:

  1. It is definitely time that you were sewing for yourself! That jacket looks like a wonderful project.

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  2. Hey! It looks like you had a wonderful time with the preparations and performance of your child. As fun, feeling like the "seamstress". Now it´s time for you!

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  3. So nice you were recognized for your hard work in the production! Enjoy your "ME" sewing now! The jacket pattern looks fabulous.

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  4. You are so generous with your time!! And yea for getting the credit you deserve!!

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  5. It is a brave mother who takes on costuming a theatre production! Love your coat pattern.

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