"Oh yes, thank you." Mary laughed with relief. "I'm only learning French," she explained. "I can never think of the right words."
"I'm pleased to meet you, Evonne." Mary followed Evonne to the dress and looked it over. "It's beautiful. Her Ladyship will love it. She doesn't need it for another week yet, though. Now what is that you're working on?" Mary eyed the rain beginning to fall out in the street. "And furthermore, since I am not going out in that, do you need help with it? I think with two people you could be done in no time." She smiled.