It is hot, hot, hot here at the moment and being British I'm not coping too well with it. Any thought of knitting or spinning has gone out of the window. I have however done a little bit of sewing, finally finishing Cassie's Clothkits dress. I bought this kit quite some time ago and blogged about it here and then I put it aside because it wasn't Cassie's size so I was waiting until she was bigger. Since then she has done much growing so I thought I'd best get on with it, but could I find the instructions anywhere? Of course not! I emailed Clothkits and they emailed me a PDF copy the very next day, so I can't say enough good stuff about them. The dress itself was very easy to make and I could very easily get used to using fabric with the pattern already marked on it, such a luxury. I did miss out the final step, where you sew two button holes and a button which together form a tuck which I guess you can then let out to make the dress last a bit longer. When I did a quick try on I didn't think she needed it, but when she gets to wear it properly I might change my mind.
So here's the finished object