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Sew with Me: 2 Hostesses and a Guest

Hey Loves!

Teenagers tend to have big ideas.   My niece has really big ideas. So,  I should have known her inspiration for a hostess dress for one of her teachers' wedding was going to be way over the top. I don't have the exact picture but it was similar to this.  

Now I'm a sucker for her so I began to work on all those layers of ruffled fabric.   Then, I got tired.   I decided to revamp that dress completely and make it fun and flirty.  That's more like her personality.   I created a simple high low sheath with a tulle ruffle hem.   She loved it.  

My other little sweetie asked for a high low circle skirt with a lace bodice.  I started by created a strapless bodice.   I then created a boatneck tunic with an extended neckline.   Attached the strapless bodice and boatneck tunic at the bottom.  Then, I connected them to the high low circle skirt. Voila!   A dress is born.   She loved her dress too!

Two down,  one to go.   The last dress is for a really critical client.   She's never satisfied with anything,  ME! This isn't my best work because it was created in 2 hours after I realized I didn't have anything I wanted to wear to the wedding.  It's a simple cap sleeve sheath with a low V back and a pleated mermaid bottom.   It was fun to wear.   I wish I could have done more.

So here are the dresses!
Black fabric: Polyester Knit from JoAnn Fabrics
Zebra Print: ITY Knit with Glued Sequins from Hancock

What's your favorite wedding attire?

Smooches,

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