Getting ready to (tea) party....
Refashioned felted wool oven mitts

She wore a 36 year old handmade dress…

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..to her third birthday. My Gran made it for my sister 36 years ago.

I also enjoyed having an excuse to sew and made floor cushions and birthday bunting prayer flags from vintage sheets.

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Party guests took home their own little fairy garden and a set of gardening gloves instead of a bag of lollies. And my idea of the littlies using opp shop-sourced glasses and plates was a really stupid one! What was I thinking?! Maybe if there were five kids, but not 15! One smash and the recycled paper plates I thankfully had left over from last year came out. Broken glass and littlies don't mix.

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