Be Mine

So it’s been a while. Sorry about that. I’ll get to that later (Maybe. You know how I am.) but for now we’re going to focus on today: Single Awareness Saturday.

IMG_2030This is my date tonight, and I’m pretty sure she’s only in it for the food.*

To celebrate this special occasion, I picked up this lovely frock.

before2 copySexy librarians have got nothing on this!

It had a sad, cat lady vibe, but was full of potential. I found some inspiration on Etsy, and got to work.

il_570xN.710733810_706tPictured: Not 40 cats.

First I removed the pleated, crazy tight collar.

1Sunshine Alley… of 40 cats.

Then I chopped some length off the billowy sleeves and the skirt…

2Chop chop!

…and started taking in the sleeves and the sides of the dress.

3Nip in the waist. Tapper those sleeves.

Once the sides and sleeves were done, I started working on a new neckline. It was still a bit tight, so I opened it up about 1/4 inch all the way around.

4No more garment strangulation!

Last, but not least, I hemmed the bottom of the skirt.

IMG_2038bPro tip: Try to not sew your hair into the hemline.

I decided to accessorize my new dress with some black wedges, a leopard print belt, and black and gold earrings.

after copyMuch better!

*Feline editor’s note:┬áSilly Human. It’s always been about the food. Speaking of which…
(Eyes “empty” bowl)

 

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