With an elasticated waistline, she fit so well, except for her nasty sleeve elastic - far too tight, and very uncomfortable. Gone are the days where I bid farewell to an outfit from an op-shop because it does not fit, I knew I could sort out her sleeves somehow.
Firstly, I unpicked those sleeves and ditched them, replacing with my own DIY sleeves, made with fabric from my stash, using alternative fabric inside for a different look.
Hem & Haw dress does not have any pockets. This is fine, but really, a Mum needs at least one pocket..to dump the car keys in whilst getting sprout in and out the car, or mobile phone whilst running around the park, that kind of thing. Inspired by clever crafter and blogger Wipster and her doily pocket that's exactly what I've included on Hem & Haw dress. A pocket made from an embroidered doily I purchased from the op shop for 70c:
Ok so its a little bit "Little House on the Prairie" ....
Image c/o Almighty Dad