Monday, December 19, 2011

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Winter coat











I should really call this the yearly winter coat challenge.

After last year and the year before that I knew what to expect. And before I started I read my 'If you make another winter coat' note of advice, which made the pattern making and sewing fairly easy. Until I had to put the zipper in.
How can one zipper take up so much time? Will zippers and I ever become friends?

I don't know what it is about mittens attached to a string like that, but they always make me smile. Kids have better things to do than worry about where their mittens are.


Sunday, December 4, 2011

A prince

You know the princess wasn't an immediate success, but she grew on her. She hasn't mentioned Barbies for months. Instead, she's been asking for a prince. Whenever she was asked what she wanted for her birthday, for Christmas, Reyes... - 'A prince!' What else.

So I gave it a try. He was looking rather feminine - so he had to have a mustache.
And while I was making miniature clothes, the princess got a new dress, too.

In 3 days he'll make his big entrance. So we'll see whether he'll get a warm welcome... (or not).