I know I've been away for a while, but spare a thought for those of us who work in retail - not only have I been suffering from the same flu/virus that's been going around, but when everyone else is taking it easy at home, eating fist's of Quality Street, and complaining how rubbish this year's telly is, us retail drones are working until 9.00 every night, helping hysterical people find that perfect gift, and looking forward to the ONE DAY OFF (YES! WE ONLY HAD CHRISTMAS DAY OFF THIS YEAR!!!) which we then spend so exhausted we can hardly enjoy all the food, booze and sweets.
Anyway, rant over - wishing you all a prosperous 2011......
|The Pointer Sisters|
Next, I sew like a madwoman to create this:
Got it done just in time to show off at my annual work Christmas party:
That's my sister on the right - we both work at the same high falutin' department store in London. The dress was fairly straightforward to make, but had some pretty details, like the puff sleeves and the button detail on the cuff:
|Inner sleeve lining|
|Close up of Turban|