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Day 178: Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas everyone!  🙂  I needed a nice holiday frock for spending time with my wonderful Fella and friends!

I began with this:

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This.

I picked this dress from one of my fave $1 thrift stores…mostly because it was handmade (I’m very partial to handmade things).  It was going to need some work though.

First, I carefully ripped off those sleeves.

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Your seam ripper is your friend! 🙂

Then, I sewed up those raw edges.

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Whirrrrr!!!!

So…now those sleeves were all taken care of, but I still needed to shed about 2″ from each side of the dress.

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Take it in!

I trimmed off the extra fabric, grabbed a green sash from my stash, and was all ready to host a Christmas Drop-in!

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Merry Christmas!

except…I changed into a Tshirt and jeans (d’oh!).  😉

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Close-up!
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My good buddy, Mike!
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Snackies!
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Pals! 🙂
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Mr. Chicken wants a mimosa! 🙂

Cheers!

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