The second UFO is now a wearable garment. It’s about 9C outside – hence the big mommy-sized sweater!Rosebuds in the buttons for the fly-away back and adjustable straps. Front strap embroidery – bullion rose and rosebuds; detached chain leaves and fly-stitch stems & calyx.
I also managed to quickly put together a new petticoat, since DD3’s outgrown the previous one. I used a RTW tank, cut it off at what I thought was waist length (it’s stretched a bit since it’s been hanging around waiting for a nice day for photographs) and attached a four-tiered peasant skirt. The bottom tier is about 6 yards in width. I used remnants from previous petticoats for this one, so the top two layers are different weights of Egyptian cotton shirting, and the two bottom layers are Swiss broderie anglais, which I originally purchased because of the fabulous edging for the last now-too-small petticoat. I finished the bottom with white satin ribbon. And the Lelli Kelly’s are too small this year – a big disappointment in this house!