Cape for Aunt March…dyed lace

dyeing lace

I made a cape for Aunt March over the weekend.  I did not have the color of lace I wanted so I took two mint green laces I had and dyed them the color you see in the pictures.   I forgot to take pictures of the lace before I dyed it wish I had so you could see the color change.

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Aunt March’s Petticoat


So in the play  Aunt March hands the family money some in the form of cash and some in the form of a check.  The check she keeps in her purse the cash she keeps in a secret pocket on her petticoat.
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Another hat for Aunt March


Here is a second hat I made today for my daughter to wear in the play.  This hat has lace on it that is over 100 years old.  The beads are also over 100 years old that I used to make the fringe on the tie.
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Aunt March’s hat updated


I added some flowers to Aunt March's hat.   I like it a lot better know.
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Aunt Marchs Act 1 dress and hat…


Here is the start of a costume for my oldest daughter to wear as Aunt March in the play "Little Woman".   The production is not till May but for once I can get ahead start and good becasue the costumes are crazy difficult to make.  This dress alone has over 154 cut pieces of fabric that have to be sewn together into a dress. I have lost count after that point but add about 20 to 30 more and that is this dress. 
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Chocolate Strawberries…mmmm

chocolate strawberries

My middle daughter wanted to make chocolate strawberries today.  We had just  bought fresh strawberries yesterday for cereal so much for that thought. 

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knitted sleeves for Levi Jacket

That jacket that I have been reworking for a while. ( posts : one, two and three ).  So now I am at again.  The sleeves are getting a little too thready.

hole in sleeve

First I lined all the areas I want to knit in with Romanian cord just so I have something to attach the knitted piece too.
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