Saturday 17 December 2011
Wedding Dress ~ FINAL Transformation
If you are new to Threading My Way, you may not have seen the Wedding Dress I transformed into a smart day dress. That post has generated significantly more traffic to my site, than any other post I have written. I loved reading the comments, as did my daughter. If you were one of the earlier people to post, you may not have seen Tasha's reply to your comments, as to why she wanted to transform this smart day dress into a top.
In short, Tasha doesn't really like wearing dresses. Same as me, she much prefers to wear jeans. How could I argue with her logic. She'd get much more use out of the outfit if it were made into a top to wear over jeans.
So, again Tasha designed, while I sewed. In reality, this transformation was really quite simple and straightforward. Cut the bottom off the dress and make some straps.
Here's how Tasha summed up her thoughts...
So I got to wear part of my WEDDING DRESS again last night. This time to a less formal occasion, an end of year work function. My wedding dress, that was transformed into a formal day dress to wear to a friend's wedding, is now a sparkly top! My ideas were put to my mum, the scissors came out again and straps were added! The best part, is that one day, I will be able to pass this clutch purse on to my daughter. Very special to be able to give my daughter something practical that was made from my wedding dress and recreated into something new by her grandmother!
Tasha is teaching me to think outside the square, to be more adventurous and that it's OK to bend the rules. If you'd like to see more of Tasha's style, she has her own website called Little Ladybird.