Sunday, 26 September 2010

Secret Pocket Lady

Wednesday, 21 July 2010
I had lots of fun last week making this "Secret Pocket Lady" skirt!

My job share Karen borrowed one of these skirts, also called "The Walking Lucky Dip," a few years ago. We took turns wearing it at our school's annual Summer BBQ.

Karen had to return the skirt and I never quite got around to making one, as promised.
That is until this year!

The skirt was made using fabric up-cycled from some classroom drapes and a few new quarter metres of "brights" for pockets with some flowers bonded on top. The finishing touch - lime green ribbon! There was also a bright patchwork bandanna to add to the overall "look."

How it works:
The skirt has 20 pockets, each containing a prize. For the price of 20p, the child chooses any pocket and receives a surprise!

Karen and I had lots of fun taking turns wearing the skirt, raising a bit of money for our school and seeing the children's faces when they realised that the lady wearing a funny outfit that day was a teacher!


Originally Posted on sew-together July, 2010
2 comments
Sarah said... Made us chuckle! Bet the kids love it.We do! Have you tried posting your Early Years observations in it?!!!!!!!!!!!! Love Sarah and Imogen
17 August 2010 15:13

Sharon said...Thanks ladies! Have actually designed the perfect outfit for the FS Practitioner (a tab bard really,complete with matching clipboard) but unfortunately it was not approved. :0
25 August 20102 14:55

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