Pet mommies with a knack for fashion and practicality... this blog is for you.
You know that joy-joy feeling you get when you realize you can fit into your old clothes again? And then this feeling is overshadowed by a spasmic cringe when you realize your old clothes are just so '80's beyond good taste?
Here's an easy cure.
I've got this over-the-hill Madonna-type lace and denim ensemble which can actually be passable for a casual rocker chick theme... if it weren't a floor-length Siouxie and the Banshees number. Egad! All that lace and denim can send an innocent bystander to hurl!
Quick fix --quick trim.
But what the hell do you do with all that chopped-off fabric? Ah, here is where your quiet little pet --who a few minutes ago was minding her own business in a corner-- gets dragged into the mess. With nothing more than your old Home Economics sewing kit, start measuring, snipping, and getting your needle and thread motion going.
I made use of a couple of buttons to clasp the whole thing up top. Then cut off a couple of strips for shoulder straps affixing them with buttons and tying them together in a rough bow. I made use of mismatched buttons, by the way. Just to match the zany disposition of the lace and denim combo.
ALPHA: "Why do I need a dress for?? I love nudity!"
ALPHA: "Ok, nobody consulted me about this! I want my lawyer!"
ALPHA: "Oh dear God! Don't embarrass me, woman..."