I’m sure we all saw that today’s Google Doodle is in honor of Edith Head‘s 116th birthday:
Forget that new Muppet or the green felt frog–how cute is Amy Adams in that beautiful green dress with tulip sleeves?!
So I went to the new Muppet movie and it was fun and all, but I had a little trouble paying attention to Fozzie’s bad jokes or Kermit’s attempts to make up with Miss Piggy because OH MY GOODNESS I WANTED TO MAKE ALL OF AMY ADAMS’s clothes.
Ms. Adams plays Mary, a Shop teacher who fixes cars and does electrical work, all whilst wearing a parade of lovely retro-styled dresses and blouse/skirt combos. She’s all about bright-colored belts, fitted bodices and flared skirts…
Polka dots (or polka-dot-like hearts, I think), too…
Not to mention sweetheart necklines:
But the part of the movie where I got really distracted was the finale. Mary was wearing an adorable little jacket, but the fabric of the blouse peeking out from underneath looked oddly familiar… and then she took off her jacket.
I practically fell out of my seat with sewing-related excitement! Because it was the same orange floral silk twill I used for my vintage 1970s “Carefree” orange floral maternity dress ages ago:
Apparently Muppets shop at Fabric Mart too!
Crossposted to my blog, Polka Dot Overload.