Progress on FHB’s dress
FIONA will be blessed on Easter Sunday–hopefully in the blessing dress which I have been working on for months. I have finally gotten it to the point where, as I told Rijen, if I don’t get it finished, we still could creatively wrap it around her and it might not look so bad. Of course, I don’t know if we want to set a precedent about wearing sleeveless dresses to church. Thankfully it is Wednesday and I do have four more days to work on it. I feel confident that I can get the dress done, and perhaps even the coat!
OF course this all takes longer when there is a newborn to care for….
…and she makes it very clear when it is time to stop!
HOWEVER, by 10 PM Tuesday night, I had got the following accomplished on the blessing dress:
- Finishing touches on the bodice
- Stitched the skirt to the bodice
- Consulted with Marilyn about material for the slip (Imperial Batiste vs. the original Swiss Batiste)
- Cut out and sewed slip – went with the heavier weight Imperial
- Sewed slip to the dress