Monday, 18 October 2010

Fashion Design Day

Our local village has set up a fantastic charity to provide things for the kids to do, to fill the gap in the village plan about facilities for local children.  Whilst not actually my village it is where we go to our favourite toddler group.  During the summer they put on a climbing day, taster classes in street dance & karate amongst others that my kids attended.  On top of that they only ask for a donation as they have worked really hard to get funding.  A very dynamic bunch of women!
I went along to the cheese & wine evening, & said I would be willing to help on the Fashion Design Day in half term.  Somehow along the line that has transpired to me co-organising the whole thing!  So next week I have to look like I know what I am doing in front of 15 plus pre-adolscents & teenagers.  I have bought this book which is fab and thrifted a big bag of Tshirts at jumble sales. 
Also have a bag of sparkly jumble donated by one of the dynamic women. Luckily this wonderful site is providing all sorts of inspiration.  Marisa is making marvellous things with dresses most of us would overlook as hideous.  She's even got on NY telly!  Check her out, she's really amusing as well as enthusiastic.  I am not sure we will be able to replicate some of her efforts at the fashion day, but its really given me some ideas to help the kids.

Tomorrow I have to go to Fabric Land with my co-organiser to buy sparkly things to add to the clothes.  Its a tough life. 

I am hoping for a bit of this sort of effort as modelled by my dear daughter earlier this year!


  1. Oh good luck! Sounds like a fun day though and your daughter looks most glamorous!

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  2. wow that looks and sounds and like fun, your daughter looks fab bless her i love her blue scarf. Good luck with it all. Dee x