Peggy Pickles, are you out there? Well, I have to thank you, once more for your Pillowcase Dress Challenge. I really feel enriched by it. After seeing Peggy’s posts, I started making dresses too- I needed a balance between my spoiled self and reality, you know?
While I spend most of my time laid up on velvet with a glossy mag, caramels and my dachsie minions, I can get a little forgetful of the rest of the planet. So every month I try to use all of my excess fabric from my projects and make at least 5 dresses to send out. I’m really enjoying this- sometimes I want the activity of sewing but not the planning, scheming and whatnot that an assault on Lisette can entail, you know? Here’s a little sampling of this months mailing:
Look familiar? It’s from my eye-searing Cynthia Rowley
Somewhere out there a child is just as gaudy as little me. Aw…..
Here is a link for an organization that is inside the US for anyone who wants to be involved but faints at the sight of the international shipping costs:
thanks for indulging me. Don’t you think that they should change their title to ‘Gaudy Little Dresses for Africa’ to better suit what I can offer them? I’ll get a petition started.
photo credits:little me, NY Public Library archives