Halloween, part 2

My main goal today (aside from grocery shopping!) was to make some progress in the Wee Girl’s Halloween costume. I’m glad I set aside a big chunk of time for this, because there are a lot of steps to this pattern! Here are a few:

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Ready to sew the apron bib onto the front layer.IMG_5573.JPG

Bib sewn on, bodice lining also sewn in.

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Bodice finished aside from sewing the sleeves in (and adding the zipper, which comes much later).

I’m betting that by now you can probably tell what/who the Wee Girl is going to be for Halloween!

As you can see, this is no quickie pattern! The bodice is fully lined, the puffy sleeves are a bit involved, etc. (and perhaps the construction took me some time to comprehend!) But one thing I love about handmade things- the quality will be really good- this fabric will last, the seams won’t tear after one or two uses; it’ll be sturdy. And loved, I hope!

In other news, it has been HOT in San Francisco!! So hot that the beach with friends was definitely the right choice for this afternoon.

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“Mommy, I’m learning to surf!”
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It couldn’t have been nicer!

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