Wednesday, 2 April 2014

World book day 2014

No guesses needed. First choice was Winnie the Pooh. I drew a blank on the costume front and asked her to pick again. She chose Little Red riding hood and i thought, phew, easy, cant go wrong there!

I drew a cape shape freehand and then mirrored it. (I prefer to cut a whole piece, rather than cut on the fold as I find its never accurate enough otherwise).

I gathered the neck with elastic just to keep it nice a soft and comfortable. Also in an attempt to avoid strangulation!

The dress was a school summer dress with a apron that I made from an old linen table cloth. Much easier than last years. And hopefully she will wear it again too.

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