5/28/08

B-Day Remnants

Thank You to Everyone for the Beautiful Birthday Wishes.

My weekend was absolutely awesome, in that my family celebrated it for 4 days!!! Before I could get out of my PJs, I could hear them pulling into the driveway, singing Happy Birthday, loaded with gifts, food and spirits. I was like ohhh no they didn't and the partying started as early as 9:00am.. at some point I was reminded that I still had on my PJs... lol. Yes 4 days of just eating, drinking & having fun. Can I say Citroma was my friend at the end....lol.

Of course, I was against it, but they said this year they would not let me hide in my room...lol. However, I did sneak away for an hour or so each day and worked on something... They thought I was cat napping after my tango with a few drinks....haha!

I was able to start working on a dress for my dd who will be attending an all white function on Saturday. She mentioned that she couldn't find a dress, so here I go thinking I'm a Sewing Diva and said I could make one. Briefly, during the B-Day celebration we took a quick ride to the fabric store to pick out pattern & fabric.

She selected Simplicity 2884. It consists of 2 versions of a Halter dress, and I'm working the shorter version, which has a button neck band. While at the fabric store I removed the instruction sheet and noticed that it required boning, and tried to talk dd into selecting something else, but she was persistent and I figured I could skip it. Ok, can I say I don't know what the heck I'm doing, but definitely swinging it.... lol. Here is the underside.

I need to shorten it considerably, finish the bodice straps, neck band, buttons and tweak the zipper. I think I have enough for a wrap, but I'll see.

If you hear a throat wrenching scream its my dd...lol.

15 comments:

urbanknitrix said...

You and your family sure know how to party!!! Sounds like fun times. Can't wait to see the finished dress! I am so happy it is after Memorial Day so I can throw on some white, I love white.

Virtuous said...

You had a FABULOUS birthday!! Luv the 4 day celebration!! :o)

And gurl I could stay on your blog ALL day! I really love your music selections!!

del said...

What a gorgeous dress! She's so lucky her mom can make her clothes. Glad you had a great birthday(week)!

Adrienne said...

Glad you great extended birthday!!

Lashell said...

Happy B-day. It looks like you had a great time. Your daughter dress is coning to together beautifully

Robin said...

Sounds like so much fun!! Glad you had a great birthday weekend! Your dress for your DD is turning out really pretty as well.

Lesalicious said...

WOW a party. Happy Birthday.

I love your daughter's white dress so cute. Can't wait to see it when you is done.:) I know your daughter have to be drooling over it.:)

jae said...

happy happy b day woman!

Nashe' said...

thank you girl!!! and I see ya don't stop with the crafing and creating !!!

Nice to see what you have been making!!!!
and What a FAB B-day celebration !!!!

( clink )
cheers to life my friend !

Mary Sarah said...

What a great birthday and what a great family! So much fun! You crack me up ... sneaking away to sew a little ... too funny! Your daughter's dress is looking great! I know she'll love it!

Valerie said...

I'm glad to hear you had such a wonderful birthday!!! By the by that dress is lovely!!!

gold said...

Love the music!That dress you are making your dd is very elegant.

Cas... said...

Sounds like a great birthday.

The dress is cute! I am sure she will like the finished project. Keep up the good work!

Pajnstl said...

You sure had a good time!!!

Tany said...

Ok, I'm sending VERY LATE Birthday wishes here! I'm happy that you had a wonderful day with your family!