Sunday, 1 June 2014
Who wants to journey on a gigantic yacht? Oh how I do not!
I am guessing that when most people get a new job they think about what the pay will be, whether the hours will be suitable, that sort of thing. When I get a new job I think "oooh, what can I make to wear?"!
It's not really my fault in this case though. I have started working part time in a gorgeous coffee shop overlooking a marina. It is decorated in light blue and white tones with large round windows looking out at the yachts. One of my friends commented how she could see me in a vintage nautical look. I defy anyone with a vintage pattern collection not to dive straight in and pick out some lovely gorgeous things to daydream about...
Here were just a few I found in my own collection, and I am not a collector of anything maritime, which I know a lot of people are.
Anyway. I got back to reality. I am only working casual hours and the job will come with a logo top. Also I am going to get a little messy with all that washing up so a full fifties dress isn't very practical. I did, however, make the apron at the top of this post as I already had all the material for it. Even Mr HoffiCoffi said it was quite 'bold' - but luckily the shop owner is a friend of a friend so hopefully has been warned about my little eccentricities!
The back view - I may need a little practice tying prettier bows!!!