Thursday, 16 August 2012

The Plan

I can't remember if I've already mentioned this on here before, but at the moment I'm working on a small collection of dresses to sell in my Etsy shop.

It's slow going though. Initially I had wanted to have them all finished and ready to go for the start of August. No such luck. I envisioned myself being able to do a lot more around Pip than I've actually managed to. The reality however is that I can only really get things done while she's asleep. Which is a shame because she only cat naps during the day so it feels as though she's waking again just when I'm getting warmed up.

So I've been doing a bit here, a bit there. Sewing during naps, while Dan puts her to bed in the evenings and when I can find a spare moment during the weekends. Progress maybe slow, but it's steady and I'm on track to have them up and ready to go next month. There's no launch date at the moment though, that will depend entirely on Pip as naturally, her needs must come first.

I'm excited and nervous. If this goes well there's no reason why I can't make a modest, but viable living from dressmaking and that's been my dream for the last seven years.

It won't be easy though and as with the dresses themselves, it will probably be slow going. Strap yourselves in!


  1. I can't wait to see these. I'm a sucker for a dress (especially in Autumn) xxx

    1. I just want to get them finished now! Must remember, no more ironing elastic. Although it's not all bad, I'm keeping that dress for myself now. HA! xx

  2. This is one of my dreams... maybe one day I will have the time! :) Very excited to see you realising yours... can't wait to see the finished dresses! x

    1. Thanks B, I can't wait either. The progress is so slow at the moment and I'm itching to get them all finished now!



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