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I am determined to finish my Little Mermaid bodice today. That means neck and armhole frills, bias facings on the edges, the last few eyelets, and boning a couple of the seams. It seems doable, especially since I have pretty much all afternoon and evening to work on it.

I really want to get to work on my Regency stays. I want to finish them by Monday, because I'll be going away for the following weekend and then again after, so I need to get my Lost Hope fairy dress mocked-up and started since I won't be able to work on it while travelling. I'm going to hand sew a reticule while I'm away; I need somewhere to put my camera at CoCo! Lots of driving and plane time to get that done. My inspiration (mine will probably be much plainer):


What's left:

  • Little Mermaid bodice

  • Regency stays

  • reticule

  • Lost Hope fairy dress

  • Lost Hope fairy turban? (This may just end up being a piece of fabric wrapped around my head and pinned. But it may also be a fixed turban. tbd)

  • *Bonus*: 1950s play suit (If I have the time. I have all the stuff for it. This one would be for Thursday.)

I bought this pair of gloves on Etsy for Little Mermaid. I think they should fit. Then I should have all my accessories ready for the Gala (once the reticule is done). Whew! Lots of stuff! Better get to work!

Date: 2015-07-03 06:26 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] starlightmasque.livejournal.com
You got this! You can do it all! (and if you can't, I'll be ready with my needle to help in LA!)

Date: 2015-07-03 07:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mala-14.livejournal.com
Thanks for the offer! I actually get in at a pretty decent time on Wednesday, so should have all evening to finish up whatever doesn't get done during the plane trip. But I really don't think it should be that much left to do by then.

Date: 2015-07-03 07:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] starlightmasque.livejournal.com
We are there on Wednesday, too. I'll probably be a giant mess and hand you a stapler to do the hem of my gala gown.

Date: 2015-07-03 08:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mala-14.livejournal.com
Nah. We'll have a lovely dinner and then work like mad elves finishing off things. It'll be epic!

Date: 2015-07-03 06:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bauhausfrau.livejournal.com
Go you! I powered through on the LostHope Fairy and finished last night. I think at two point it's the only way. You've got a brilliant idea about the turban. I should just hem my fabric and drape it!

Date: 2015-07-03 07:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mala-14.livejournal.com
I can't take any credit for the turban idea. It's all Jen's wrapped turban tutorial video. :) Congrats on checking one more off the list!

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