As or my kitten, Flora, I had to give her up because she was too agressive... my family couldn't stand her anymore and as she was getting bigger she bit harder... she is now living happily in the stables where she was born. I had to get a new cat though, cause giving her up was hard on me. This time I chose carefully, and also chose an adult (or almost) cat. He is the cutest most adorable and cuddly cat ever and his name is Charming. Here he is:
close-up on the honeycomb smocking
back. It snaps in the back with hidden press studs.
And the little knitted overalls I knitted lately. I wish they were in my size, they look super comfy, and the yarn is very soft.
And now for the big reveal (drumroll) My next costume will be a venetian renaisance gown! My sister is studying in Italy (in Florence), and I will be visiting her in the spring, so that put me in the mood! Plus we will probablu be hopping into Venice for a day or two while I'm there. And my sister is a painter and she is planning to paint me in my venetian gown in a gondola in venice, as if I was a courtesan coming back or going to a ball or someting. (seriously can't wait for my ballad in a gondola in my gown)
And now some inspiration. I want to make it red, ideally with a patterned fabric, kinda like these:
I blurred out her face cause I didn't ask her if I could share her picture. Picture taken from her ETSY shop at: http://www.etsy.com/listing/50518949/venetian-renaissance-gown-and-chemise-in
I've already ordered the linen for the chemise, and am still looking for the perfect red fabric for my dress!!
I'm also planning on re-making, or at least altering my Mary Poppins dress. I will be aking a different bodice, one that looks more like the high-collared version in the movie. I've also succesfully fixed up the had (it got damaged in the rain, for those who didn't know), and am still looking for some nice shoes to go with it.
Have a nice day!