First up...sneak peek of the first MOTB deadline - obviously I can't show you the hat or even an overall impression until its new owner has wowed her fellow guests on the big day ;) so until then this will have to do! After some unsuccesful experimentation with tranditional hand embriodery straight onto the sinamay (it was far too twee) I reached for the Aquafilm, which frankly my dears never fails me :) I love this hat!! Can't wait to show you the whole gorgeous ensemble!!
Next up, the first of two white silk organza roses for my own head (any excuse!) for the eagerly anticipated wedding of Katy and Arno... CAN'T WAIT!! :D
The next set of petals are drying to shape as I type, and I'm hoping to have the flowers at least finished by tonight...wish me luck! ;)
Tres Midsummer Night's Dream dahlinks, I'm sure you agree! :P
I'm wearing a cream and navy 80s trouser suit (yep, yes I am..!) and so it's shoulder pad central chez moi - my wooden brim blocks are dwarfed in contrast, so I'm borrowing Jacqui's brim block's maiden voyage (makers' privileges surely!) in the process to balance it all out!
It's finally off the clay and getting stronger by the day, but my poor fingers are like sandpaper! It'll be worth it in the end!
And so I'm off back to my trusty thimble, see you in a couple of (hopefully sunny!) weeks and pop over to Handmade Monday in the meantime. TTFN my dears! :) x