pencil and watercolour illustration on cold-pressed cotton paper
Lately, I've seen a number of these riotous floral swimming caps, both vintage and new. I'm not sure if I'd have the derring-do to wear one in public, but they delight me. They'd fit in nicely with this old bathing pavilion, and I seem to recall Katie making that very same observation at the time.
I briefly considered offering a handmade upcycling tutorial to Etsy, using fishing line, a crochet hook, old hot water bottles and a couple of shower curtains ~ but I had problems with my flour-and-water glue mix not holding up under water so it was back to the drawing board, where I sensibly made this instead. If you'd like a copy of the tutorial, you know where to find me. Over at Etsy buying one ...