The neighbor girl called me in a panic. The dance is Friday. She has a date. But, the dress….oh, the dress.
“It was only $12. Can you make it work? PLEASE?!”
First, was to find some fabric for the straps. It doesn’t look like it would match here, but there is matching color in the skirt.
Then, the scary part. There was no way to nip-and-tuck out nearly 8 inches in the waist. The only choice: SCISSORS!
Then, tear out part of the zipper, down to the waist, re-gather it and reinstall the zipper. Not perfect but not bad. Add the straps.
Girl happy. Dance saved. A little blogging and a cup of hot chocolate later and my nerves are as good as new