Thursday, May 24, 2012
Today I am sharing a deep, dark, hidden secret- I still like to play dress-up! What? You already knew that about me? Oh, well... I bet you didn't know that sometimes I give my outfits names. Like today's ensemble, I called it "Blacksploitation Barbie," but it could have also been named after whatever version of Better Homes and Gardens was aimed at the black hostess of the '70s. I rocked my favorite mini mumu with denim short shorts, and lots of accessories. Since I shaved my head I feel like I can really get away with some fierce/fun looks including lots of make-up and bling. Sadly I had nowhere to go today, but I looked fabulous while I sat around my yard and painted my nails.
More importantly, I have made it to the half way mark on my embroidered bodice! Next step embroider the straps with a border, this is simple and will give me a much needed break from the main design. I will need to pick up some more floss, I am running low on a couple of the colors already. Then I will trace the completed half of the design and transfer a mirror image onto the other half of the bodice and embroider that too. I think this will be done in about two weeks, then I can make the dress to go under it! I am trying to decide between purple and green for the dress, right now I am leaning toward purple, but I am open to suggestions.