|These were taken at night in pretty bad lighting, so they really aren't great. I swear, my sister's skin is not actually orange.|
|I started freaking out when I noticed that the back lacing gap wasn't even, until I realized that she was wearing it a bit high. Once it was adjusted to the proper location, it laced up the way it should.|
|Emily tries not to laugh (and I try not to shake the phone) when she realizes how hard it is to pose naturally for blog pictures.|
I'm so glad that it fit my sister and she's happy with it! This marks the first time I've really ever sewn successfully for someone based only on measurements, without any fitting during the process. I'm glad that this was successful, because I've got some pretty major sewing projects coming up for long-distance friends.
First off, something like this purple lace dress for my dear friend Shayna, for a professional photoshoot:
|I've got the perfect purple lace in my stash, courtesy of Meg the Grand!|
As if that wasn't scary enough, my best friend Elaine, who possibly has more faith in my skills than is warranted, asked me to make her wedding dress for her. I'm beyond flattered, honored, and scared out of my mind, as this is what she chose as her inspiration:
Ack! Dear readers, wish me luck -- it's going to be a challenging next couple of months!