Day 274: Deco Dress

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Day 275: Frankentop
Day 273: Plan 9 From Outer Space!!!!

I really love living in the south.  :)  The gorgeous weather makes up for how backwards we tend to be in areas such as politics.  ;)  When I found today’s dress, I knew its lightweight linen fabric would be just the thing for yet another lovely spring day!


Alright.  This dress is obviously too big, and the print is really dated.  :/  I actually like the fun fronds that adorn it, but it screams early 90’s!  :/  Undaunted, I reached for a box of dye!

Purple time!
I threw in a few other things too!

I ran into a slight problem when dying this one.  The washing machine in my new digs doesn’t get hot water for some reason.  :/  This shall be rectified, but the color of the dress was less saturated than what I was really going for.  Still, this was an improvement over the original hue, so I let it slide.  :)

I put my newly purplified dress on my dress form and began taking it in!


Then, I ran each pinned side under the needle!

Whirrrrr!Plan 9

I pressed my wrinkle-happy new frock and rushed out the door to catch the 2nd performance of Plan 9, followed by many drinks with friends!  :)

Mmmmmn! Pale Ale!

I like this dress a lot.  I feel like it has more of a 1940’s feel now.  :)

My sweet Art Deco accessories complete the look! :)
Tall Glass/Short Glass! :)


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