…well sort of. I keep telling myself my list is down to one page, crossing several things off, then thinking of more ‘small’ jobs to do to improve things. Sigh. I was doing very well last week, using up all my gain time at work making or sorting or laundering things. The rail is filling … Continue reading Oz Coz #4.7 The end is nigh…
Today my eBay head-block/wig-stand arrived [something I’ve always wanted] so I got cracking on making raffia wigs for [of course] two scarecrows. A little newspaper to adjust the circumference to size, then hot glue and craft foam and… Plus [why not] two mouse masks in felt. Continue reading Oz Coz #4.6:Still truckin’
It’s half term, I’m still hard at work on the Oz costumes, but nothing more is fully completed, and I obviously can’t get pics of things modelled until I’m back in work next week. Meanwhile, in case you thought I was idling, here’s a few peeks at what’s going on right now. Busy busy! Back … Continue reading Oz Coz #4.5 : Interim report!
Totally immersed in Oz coz, and making excellent progress. It’s not just munchkins folks! There’s more than 20 kids involved, as the show ia largely double-cast, and the dancers/extras are all playing multiple parts, some needing four or five costume changes. Very few roles have been cast so that costumes can be shared, even with … Continue reading Still here, honest!
aka Dogging aka Doin’ it Doggy Style …but I thought that I might suffer from inept googling lol Pedigrees Royal ‘Scribble’ pattern, from Lisa Pay. Fabric, nose, eyes and other fixings from Mohair Bear Making Supplies. Cost just under twenty squid BUT there’s enough fur for at least one more if I want to use … Continue reading Dogged Determination
Well I had planned to do some sewing this weekend, but between marking (mock) exam papers and folding origami cranes, I got nowhere near the sewing room. Why the cranes? Remember my daughter is getting married in August, and she had the idea of using the ‘lucky’ 1000 cranes as decoration, so I got roped … Continue reading Giving the Bird
SWAP garment #4: Style Arc Victoria Blouse, in a teal viscose twill. This was an EPIC job of cutting, as the pieces would not fit on the folded fabric, and I had to mess about for ages to fussy cut it out of what I had- there’s only one piece you could get away … Continue reading Victoria’s Secret