|(Vera Wang for Vogue 2118)|
I sent her photos of my entry into Skirt Week and a few days ago, I got this email from her:
"While some mothers and daughters might go out to lunch, or enter the Freihofer's [road running race] to celebrate their together birthday, this is my "action" birthday gift to you We can enter as a mother / daughter team for the skirt sewing contest.
When you challenged me back in the spring, I wasn't prepared, but did get this top created a little too late. I had an idea for a skirt to complete the outfit. So when you told me about the skirt contest, I was already ready - the fabric was washed and waiting. I had researched the skirt I was looking for, and drew up the design. And so, sew I did. Here's my entry for the skirt sewing contest: The Ultimate summer jeans skirt!"
"Made of ultralight 100% cotton denim fabric. Pull on straight skirt - no pockets, no zipper, no waistband, no nuthin'. Ruffle is made with the selvage edge of the fabric - reminding me of cutoff jeans shorts with a little fringe."
How adorable is that?? And the fringe is super clever. She made her top, too!
My mom lives 3,000 miles away so we can't spend our "together" birthdays over lunch or a pedicure, so a virtual sewing contest is our "action" gift to each other. How awesome is that? :) Are there any other mothers and daughters that have skirts entered? If so, please tell us!
That "action" gift sounds wonderful! My mum's the reason me and my sister first picked up needles as well, but as with yours, she stopped sewing for a while, mostly because we started to make our own things. It felt great when we saw her pick up some fabric and a pattern for herself again after so long.ReplyDelete
Good luck with the contest!