Monday, June 23, 2008

Stitching Away

Started making the flower girls' presents this weekend: rag dolls dressed miniature versions of their dresses...


I'll report back on progress as I get time to stitch 'n' stuff!

Saturday, June 21, 2008

The Great Post

Has occurred...


Let's just hope someone wants to come see me get hitched!

Monday, June 16, 2008

A Boy In A Suit


A 6'3" boy.

A 37" chest

A 34" waist.

A Suit that Fits.

A bloody miracle.*

Can't recommend the service highly enough.

My thanks to the MOB for an amazing line in floral waistcoats and to Harlequin for the ties made to order in the Bridesmaids silk.

Don't look now, but I think the men might be getting in order too...

*Just in case you were worried, the suit will be pressed properly before D-Day. Well, it had better be or he'll get a beating rather than an exchange of vows...!!

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Flower Girl Shoes

I've been having a rummage and have come up trumps, yet again.

Very excited indeed. Blue patent party shoes for little girls seem hard to find, particularly off-season in high summer - come the autumn I'm sure it will be easy peasy but now...

However, along strolls Panache in Hertfordshire and their delicious collection of 'traditional' children's clothes from Italy and Spain. Their range of Mary Janes is just staggering and we have booked into the diary a meeting of flower girls, mums and the all important bride, to get the fitting and sizing correct, about a month before W-Day.

I would have killed for these when I was a girl.

Still would, in fact.

Sunday, June 08, 2008

The Hibernation Period...

One bridesmaid dress tacked to the point that I can leave it in hibernation...


My sister is back from her year studying in the US in September.

I will have 6 weeks to insert the netting, finalise the zip tacking, handstitch the hem and ensure the correct fit before the Big Day.


Easy peasy!

Right... off you go into your moth-proof bag...