It took me two hours to cut out all the pieces correctly (and I wish I could say the children interupted me, but no, that was 2 hours constant cutting and matching)
The sewing was also time consuming, the truth is I felt like Beethoven composing a symphony!! (with only a little exaggeration!)
Measuring all those frills, making sure they were even, having to sew 2 rows of gathering stitches .................. well you get the picture!
And what is a dress without a hat?
The hat is another story - basically I had to draft it myself as I wanted a wide brim, unlike the other hats I have been sewing. Some measuring and a flexible ruler and crossing fingers and Violá ...
and it's reversible! Now I'll just have to make a dress to match the inside.
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