Ballet mannequin

This sweet little mannequin is a bespoke Christmas gift for a little girl.  


 The fabric is so lovely.   Quite neutral in an oatmeal shade with chocolate ballerinas and French script.

She has a corset and laced back finish with, of course, a ballet pink satin ribbon.  I do so hope she likes her. 

I have been so busy this Christmas.  Today is the first day I can honestly say that I have no Christmas orders to either complete or dispatch.  I feel very privileged to be responsible for so many Christmas gifts.  I just hope they all go to contended recipients and that no one is disappointed, either the giver or the receiver.  I shall be thinking about that on Christmas morning whilst watching my own loved ones open their presents.

Still have lots of things to do before the big day...
* finish the seat cover on my little tub chair...I've used a lovely warm, tweedy Shetland wool *
* get out and forage for some wonderful winter green goodness for my mantle piece *
* shop for those last minute foodie bits...important things like the turkey have been ordered in advance *
* finish wrapping presents...how do you wrap a mannequin?! *
* start and maybe finish my youngest daughters quilt using my scraps of fabric *
* get ready for our Christmas Eve get together with family and friends *
* sit back and enjoy it all *

I love Christmas!
speak soon
Lucyxx


4 comments

FairyFiligree said...

I love this mannequin - the ballerina theme is quite unique. IT's a good sign you have been so busy WHICH MEANS GOOD BUSINESS. Hope you have an easy Christmas1

The Cloth Shed said...

I'm sure the recipient of this gorgeous ballerina mannequin will be delighted.
Have a lovely Christmas with your family Lucy....you deserve to put your feet up and enjoy it too.
Julie x

corset fanatic said...

So creative in style. I love this one and it really catches my attention.

Zoe said...

Beautiful - one of your best. Merry Christmas Lucy, to you and your family. x

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