The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham: What it's about: An Australian dressmaker returns to her hometown, only to reopen a past scandal. Who's starring: Kate Winslet and Liam Hemsworth. Watch the trailer for The Dressmaker.
The Dressmaker ticks off the female author writing about a female protagonist for the BWB reading challenge. Really enjoying the book, others haven't been so keen, but the diversity of the characters, none if whom come out well. Little people in a little town.
"Just this week I completed my pressing ham collection. Yes. Completed. I’ve had a seam roll and 6×9 Dritz pressing ham for about four years now. But, I never really knew there were more hams until a post by Els at the Sewing Divas. A few months later I picked up the Dritz Guide to Modern Sewing and read about the difference between a dressmaker’s ham and a tailor’s ham..."
THE DRESSMAKER Movie: I fell in love with the trailer for this film, THE DRESSMAKER (Dir. Jocelyn Moorhouse, based on the novel of the same name by Rosalie Ham) the odd tone and vampy quality sucked me in immediately and so did the first 3/4 of the movie. Then it takes a really hard turn into sadness and black comedy.