|Grandmother and the boys arrange violets|
they picked in a vase.
I have been able to partially hand-stitch together the bodice, but am not done due to family and to household responsibilities, and to my horror this afternoon, discovered that with an ill-advised nip of the scissors I had cut away the curve of one side of the back neckline. So, I am having to piece in a teeny-tiny piece of linen and ditto voile. What a royal pain.
Springtime is a busy time: the outdoors calls, and dinners with friends, and the garden, and spring cleaning, from paint touchups to washing all the down pillows and duvets to washing windows and scrubbing windowsills. So the teeny-tiny moments I have are usually only long enough to stitch a single, or even a part of a single, seam.
Meanwhile, Jenni has made some very good progress on her dress, a close take on the famous Tidens Toj dress, collar and all.
Very best to you all on this first truly warm spring day,