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Lindsey on her way to choir banquet

Lindsey had her end-of-the-year choir banquet in downtown Austin and wore the same dress she wore to homecoming, but with a different blouse to cover the strapless top. The night before the event, she told me she wanted to wear something different from the long-sleeved jacked I had made for her and there was no time to shop for something new. Luckily, my good friend, Michele, showed up at the Shabby Apple party hosted by Summer and Shana, wearing just the right thing. So I took the shirt off of Michele's back, and gave her one of my t-shirts to wear home. Then Lindsey tried the brown blouse on with her dress when we got home and it looked great with it. I got the seam ripper and unstitched the few seams that attached the turquoise ribbon to the side of the dress, then tied it on the outside of the brown satiny blouse and voila! It was a quick, last-minute solution. She looked so cute! Thanks, Michele!

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Heidi said…
You are so innovative! She looks great
she looks so cute. love the dress.
Summer Adams said…
Sooooo cute! That turned out perfectly! When Michele sees that picture, I'm sure she'll be even more glad that she was able to help out and wear your t-shirt home with that skirt ;-) What an outfit, ha! That was very innovative and such a good idea.
Julie V said…
What a great idea, that looks really great. I love doing stuff like that! When it comes out well it is so rewarding. Plus you taught your daughter a valuable lesson in resourcefulness. Way to go sis!
Love it. Tell Lindsey she looks adorable. I just love her sense of style, she is so cute and fun.
I'm attempting to find chocolate brown bridesmaids dresses (with sleeves) for my sister's wedding in August-- I want something more casual and not so "bridesmaidish" so we can actually all use them after the wedding. But man, it is almost impossible to find dresses with sleeves!!
Lonna said…
That was quite a clever move. You are so talented in so many areas. I think that she looks great and I have to say that ribbon really makes the whole thing pop in just the right way. Nice work.

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