i have been so busy lately, and wanted to post so many things, but where is the time! i have been working A LOT! i did an egyptian dress for my bellydance teacher, and it was a little bit under a time crunch, because she wore it in the fremont solstice parade. it came out like this. it was great 'cause we did a swap...i made the dress for her, and i get bellydance classes for me!
speaking of swaps, i did one with carolina of neovamp and got my parcel recently and it was filled with BEAUTIFUL things!
here are some of them. i got one of her adorable 'friduchita' dolls, which i loved the moment she posted them on her blog! and one of her new items in her line a clip for bellydancers...it is very cool, you can clip it in your hair and it has a pin that you can attach beads or anything you want to hang in your hair!
there was a great cd of music for bellydance with a beautiful photo on the cover, and there was this fabulous bracelet of woven silver wire and beads. it is in the colors of my birthstone, too! and then, there was a little sachet that was in the parcel so everything smelled wonderful when i opened it. it was so beautifully wrapped too, i almost didn't want to open it! but of course, i did!
then, i did get to see my babies on father's day, so i made them some 'princess/bride' dress-up outfits. it was fun to see them in the little feather boas and tiaras...there are still feathers floating about the house i think!
i have done a lot of dress alterations in the meantime, and also, i did finally get some cholis finished at least. i got a call that next week i need to pick up 10 bridesmaids dresses to sew for madina, so i decided to get some cholis sewn while i could MAKE time for them!
next week, the new store for voletta couture should be open, i think. they are moving this weekend from the university village site to a new store in bellevue, right near bellevue square. i can't wait to see it, it should be interesting.
and then at the last, a movie! we got the movie 'the messengers' from netflix and watched it last night...it was SCARY! i liked it, it made me jump a lot! it is produced by sam raimi, who i am a fan of from his 'evil dead' and 'spiderman' and lots of other movies. and there were twin guys that directed it, danny and oxide pang, and their vision is what makes the movie so scary, i think. it is about a family that moves to an old farmhouse that is in a remote area. the family has a problem that they take time over the movie to reveal, which keeps it interesting. the kids, a teenage girl and a little boy (who is adorably cute) see and hear things that the parents don't. and the dad grows sunflowers on this old creepy place, which makes it seem so much more off...these beautiful sunshiney flowers outside in the lovely landscape, and then spookiness within the house!
well, i tried to jam a lot of stuff into one post...it probably won't make any sense! but i know i won't have a lot of time next week either. hope your weekend is wonderful!