Firsts and Dares

First day on the job, thumbs WAY up!!

Super groovy space, super groovy co-workers and supervisors, SUPER long day!

I wore ALL handmade/thrifted today! Imagine a photo of me wearing my Meringue skirt (but snugger than when you saw it last #winterpadding) with this pretty thrifted caaaaaashmere sweater, and this one while outdoors (I like layers), this handmade scarf and a black coat with asymmetrical zip that I have yet to photograph ;o)

Today is also, apparently, the day for DARES!

Well, this kind, anyway!

Sewing Dares

I accepted a challenge yesterday and have just finished taking over the sewing corner of flickr (see, exhausted) TWITTER with some kick ass ladies

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I have been dared to sew something that one of my kiddies has drawn. I have, tentatively, decided to sew one of Missy’s superheroine dresses!

Stay tuned for pants trouser leg thingies shenanigans AND those of the super powered variety! Clearly, I shouldn’t become engaged in sewing peer pressure, or tweeter convos, whilst tired.


Picnics & Zines

My leaf hunter

My leaf hunter in his sharp hat! He’s also fond of breaking apart fallen pieces of bark.

That’s his twin behind him with the hula hoop, which we also used to make up a game where we threw a baseball through it.

Jumping rope

I gave a jump rope demonstration. I need a longer one. I was seriously hindered by the need to stoop and dodge my bun, lol.

Kid Zine Making

Zine making on the dining room table. That’s a Mouse and Mole book beside Son#1.

Zines in progress

Here are the zines in progress.

Son#1 made his own copy of M&M’s bird guide.

The baby girl made a lift the flap book with a mini post-it, an idea I shared that she totally OWNED in her dominant personality way.

Son#2 made a picture zine about Angry Monsters.