Monday, 28 June 2010

Finished!

I stitched all day yesterday... all through The Archers omnibus... all through Desert Island Discs...

even all through that football match...and the final stitch went in at 10.52 pm. Four dresses finished with still two weeks to go. Four satin dresses... it slips, it frays and it marks but I've done it.

Two dresses that fit beautifully and two that have never been near their recipients! But I don't care because I've finished and at the moment I don't think I ever want to make another dress... ever! Now I'm going to clean up my house ready for Open Studios at the weekend... details can be found on www.camopenstudios.co.uk
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Unrelated but thought I would mention it (even though this means more people will enter reducing my chance of winning!) is Silverpebble's next Pass the Book giveaway... do go and take a look.

18 comments:

  1. Oooh look at you bagging three entries!

    Thank bloomin goodness those dresses are finished with. Phewee x

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  2. Congratulations on finishing the dresses! And best wishes for the Open Studios. K x

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  3. That Birthday treat did the trick, didn't it!

    Well done - hope the bridesmaids realise how hard you worked.

    Good luck with Open Studios this year - I hope to drop by to see your hard work.

    Celia
    x

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  4. Fantastic! I am in awe....

    I hope the Open Studios goes well!

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  5. At least your finished and ready for the next challenge. You didn't miss much with the football, I feel that was 90 minutes of my life wasted!
    Hope the open studio goes really well.Mx

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  6. Well done on getting those dresses finished! Good riddance! :o) Enjoy a bit of sunshine this afternoon. you've earned it!

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  7. I agree with the above comment: enjoy some sun. The dresses must be a load of your mind. Well done you and good luck with the open studio thingie...

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  8. You must be so relieved that those dresses are done - they look beautiful but it must have been tough going working with that slippery satin!

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  9. Congrats on finishing those dresses - have a Gold Star! It might be horrid to work with but that satin is a gorgeous colour. Hope next weekend is a good one for you. Happy houseworking!

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  10. Now the dresses are finished you must take time out to enjoy the sunshine. I think you deserve it after that dressmaking job!!!!!

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  11. Just a thimbleful....

    Ouch, working with slippery satin in the heat - not nice. I vowed long ago never to make a garment for anyone else ever again. People are happy to buy a size 12 and say it is a bit big on the shoulder and a bit loose on the hip but if you are making it it has to fit like wallpaper! Nooooo.

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  12. Oh well done you. A mommoth task but I bet the re3lief is palpable x

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  13. The dresses look lovely but I can imagine how glad you are to see the back of them! Lucy x

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  14. the dress looks lovely - so happy for you that you've finished!!!

    xxx

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  15. The dresses look beautiful Gina! Aill bet you're glad they're done. And don't worry about the competition from Emma's drawing -- I think I'm going to win LOL!

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  16. The dresses look beautiful. I hope you can relax now and do a little of what pleases you. Good luck with open studios, hope you get lots of visitors x

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  17. What a relief the dresses finished, they look super. Enjoy your Open Artists weekends.

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  18. phew I'm relieved for you ! well done congratulations ~ they are a gorgeous colour though:)

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