So: the first is in the mail, and therefore cannot be revealed until the big day (June 27th!). However, I believe the 3 year old isn’t quite into blog-reading yet, so I can exclusively reveal the creative process without fear of birthday disappointment.
Let’s start by getting overly excited about this:
Now, let’s consider this for a minute:
Clearly a match made in heaven. It is theoretically only “one scissors” difficulty, but it will involve button holes, so wish me luck. This evening, I started on the upper bodice part, in a bright yellow cotton which matches the whales nicely. I followed the wise advice of Jenny K and obsessively ironed every single piece, and I went reaaaallly slowly. Which is very difficult when you’re over-excited.
So, night one: bodice made!
Watch this space for the next installment: whale-skirt!