Monday, October 29, 2007
There once was a girl who had a bit of a problem...
Her tummy kept getting bigger and bigger because of a little somebody, and her clothes weren't fitting very well anymore.
So she took apart a dress she was given that didn't fit just quite right...
...and she measured and snipped and took in here and there...
shoulders and sleeves,
neckline and bodice,
waist height and skirt shape.
She made satin ribbon and sewed on beads and buttons.
And in the end it was just right!
(It looks like there's something going on on the left side of the neckline...but I assure you there isn't.)
Yep, I am very happy with my new dress. I love designing different styles for dresses. Always have. Sewing my own clothes is a wonderful opportunity to try out my ideas (with no risk to anyone else...although I do subject my sister and mother to whims of fancy when constructing something for them on occasion). This happens to be a dress in which I will imagine myself to be Kate Sutton from The Perilous Guard. :)