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Busy, Busy, Busy

I've been so so so busy this month.  Work has been busy.  My guys have not totally been themselves.  There has been a lot going on at church too. There has been a birthday or anniversary almost every weekend since March. This girl has been busy.

On top of all that, I've been working on my biggest project yet.  A prom dress for my nephew's girlfriend.  She is so sweet and tiny.  He really wanted her to look beautiful so the pressure was on.  His mom and I went to JoAnn's to find fabric and ran across a beautiful fabric embellished with fabric flowers.  From that, the idea was born.  We left JoAnn's with an invisible zipper, thread, and 5.5 yards of fabric:
  • 2 yards of satin
  • 2 yards of lining
  • 1.5 yards of the embellished fabric
After 15 hours over 1 week and trips to Hancock's and Hobby Lobby, a dress was born.

Here's how it came together:
I learned a lot.  I'm getting better with each project.  Everyone loved the dress.  His eyes lit up when he saw her. I was even asked to make a dress for someone else.

I was glad to be able to help make their night magical for $60. We should always share our gifts with others.


  • A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.  Proverbs 18:16 (KJV)

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