Madness. I’m wearing this flipping top, have been admiring it all day, and was halfway through typing this up and only just realised it isn’t feather print at all, it’s leaves. LEAVES folks, why did nobody stop me? Anyway. LEAF print viscose from either Frumble or Fabric Godmother, I can’t recall offhand. It’s LOVELY to … Continue reading Leaf me alone
Hurrah! I’ve done as much marking as I can stomach [there#s always a bit of bonus marking up for grabs, but I truly don’t have the energy. Trip-trap into the sewing room, fondling lengths of fabric and making FAST decisions. Those scissors NEEDED me I tell you! So, a few hours later, I have a … Continue reading Short Cuts
<p><a href=”https://giphy.com/gifs/eyes-who-framed-roger-rabbit-fGA1VjJhHXPUI”>via GIPHY</a></p> Too many hours staring at the PC screen marking A level papers in various stages of illegibility. Ah well, whatever stage I’ve got to by tomorrow, I’m DOING SOME SEWING. Which of those lovely new fabrics shall I use first? Or shall I go for one of these lovelies which arrived on … Continue reading Going Boss-eyed
Hello possums! Have you missed me? Did you even notice I haven’t been doing any normal sewing for AGES? Well, I’m in an insane flurry right now, feeling unwell [some horrible stomach bug, I look like I’m pregnant] and marking three A level papers simultaneously. Bad planning, what can I say? So I decided to … Continue reading Oh Dear Oh Dear…
…and crows and owls and mice and and and…. So many last minute and ‘small’ roles had to be sorted, some I’ve mentioned along the way. The crows were made using the fab PDF download I bought from Wintercroft Designs The three masks took me about four hours to assemble, as they are quite detailed. … Continue reading Oz Coz #9- And your little dog too!…
I left the scarecrows until almost the last stage, as after all, I only needed old clothes, some patches, and ‘straw’. I’ve already mentioned how I decided to make the wigs from craft foam ‘caps’ and lengths of raffia sewn onto strips of cloth, then glued to the foam. The boy one, complete with ‘manga’ … Continue reading Oz Coz #8- grasping at straws!
The wizard… The drama teacher had only supplied me with a few images to start me off, and she was very keen on the wizard having a gold cloak, like the one Whoopi Goldberg wears in ‘Ghost’. While hunting in Barry’s warehouse, I found some fabulously liquid metallic fabrics, for only £2/m, one being this … Continue reading Oz Coz #7: A whizz of a wiz