23
May
08

Note to self: don’t bleed on the dress

My aunt Bonnie came over this afternoon to try on the white dress – hooray!  Shortly before she came, Eva just begged to go pick blackberries in the back yard.  I always get scratched up to no end from the tiny hook shaped thorns on the blackberry bramble.  So despite a thorough handwashing, I didn’t notice that one finger was still bleeding slightly until I saw the BRIGHT red drops on Bonnie’s dress as I was attaching the hooks and eyes.

Thankfully, prompt application of hydrogen peroxide removed the stain *completely*.  We determined where the hooks and eyes should go on the neck strap, confirmed that one spot on the hem in the back needed to be straightened, and addressed the corset which was bunching slightly in the front.  All three minor issues have since been resolved and the dress is finished!

We took a few pictures when Bonnie was here this afternoon.  I hope to take better photos (with better lighting, where you can see the difference between white chiffon and white satin) soon but for the moment I will go ahead and post what I have.  Looking good, Grantie!  Looking good!

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3 Responses to “Note to self: don’t bleed on the dress”


  1. 1 Joy
    May 26, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    It looks great!

  2. 2 goffcouture
    May 26, 2008 at 3:53 pm

    Thanks!

  3. 3 itsnotmurray
    May 26, 2008 at 9:05 pm

    Looks like it fits perfectly! Ok now I’d say the heels need to be higher and *NOT* white!!


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