Saturday, July 27, 2013

100 frocks

Dear Busy Ones,

     Do you know The Hundred Dresses?  By Eleanor Estes?  It's been on my mind because I have wanted to show you this wonderful project,  100 Acts of Sewing.  I had the pleasure of meeting this fine person at the Maker Faire a few years ago.  You can purchase her dress pattern here, on Etsy.

     When you aren't sewing up a dress in homage to Sonya Philip, you can read Eleanor Estes books.  I expect you might think that you don't have time for reading children's authors.  To this objection, I quote another great author,  Kate Douglas Wiggan, from Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm:  "When joy and duty clash, let duty go to smash." 

     Feeling a little less busy yet?  Here's something related, I think, and quite possibly my favorite youtube video.