Today’s piece looks like something right out of The Golden Girls!
I have to admit, I love that show! But, that doesn’t mean I’m about to start taking my fashion cues from the cast. :)
The first thing I needed to do was remove the top part of the dress.
Today was simply gorgeous (Yay for crazy SC weather!), so I decided to make a pretty strappy top. I took in the bottom half by a few inches.
Next, I chopped off the excess material and used it to make a couple of straps.
I closed up that raw edge at the top of what would soon be my new top.
I put my new top on my dress form and pinned the straps in place.
After stitching down those straps, my new top was all ready for a day out & about!
Every year, Fella and I get a new ornament for our Christmas Tree. I was drawn to whimsical lobsters and dinosaurs, while Fella leaned towards the more traditional styles. We finally decided on this one: