I've finished one sleeve of my pink Miette cardy and started the next. I'm really keen to have it finished by early November and my floral curtain Colette crepe dress adjusted to wear with it. I have a theory that if I take the dress up at the shoulders, it will stop falling off my shoulders and thus fit better. This fitting malarkey seems to be at the centre of all (clothing) sewing challenges.
But a bikini? I can hear my mother's gasp from here. But my sister, who is my guide in all things bra-like, says that bikini tops make great bras in summer time as a double use, and also ones like the one above provide good support. Having not merely larger than supposedly standard boobs, but also a larger than supposely standard tummy, I don't think the one piece suits at Avokado (which is the NZ retailer of the gorgeous bikini above) would fit me. Could I pick up some cheap lycra shorts at The Warehouse to go with the top? Possibly. I'm also thinking of choosing a plain, cheap one piece swimsuit from The Warehouse or Postie Plus, and then wearing the bikini underneath.
It's still raining.