Posted on October 13, 2004 at 2:05 pm
Instead of knitting, I’ve been working on a wood fairy costume for The Divine Miss C. At 12 years old, she still wants to dress up for Hallowe’en, and she still wants one of my crazy creations to wear, god bless her. Nothing warms the cockles of my heart more than when one of the kids asks me to make something for them, even if it is something they will wear for one night, in the dark. I’ve had a terrific time thinking this one through: I’m adding layers of “petals” to a little skirt, but I haven’t quite figured out yet how to engineer the wings. Meanwhile I am loving this poncho-in-process made of “leaves” that I’m machine applique-ing.
I’m also making a “Frog King” costume for the boy.
I’ll post pictures of that once there’s something worth showing to you.
(With all due apologies to the knitting purists among us, but the crown for the Frog King is a knit item. See, I am true to my roots)