I had a very crazy dream last night last night. I haven’t been sleeping well for a few weeks and my dreams are getting quite bizarre.
I’m making a friend’s dress for her wedding. That’s not a dream, that is reality. It’s the biggest sewing project I’ve ever done. And even though it’s not a full-blown white Cinderella gown (it’s classic and pretty and pink), it’s still a VERY important day for her and she will be photographed a lot in this dress. If it doesn’t look good, people will know that I’M TO BLAME!!! IT WILL FOREVER BE MY FAULT! I’m a bit nervous. I feel a tad like the designers on project runway, and I’m really under the Gunn, I mean gun. At least I have a new serger to help the project go along better. Ahem. That’s not a dream either…um…back to the story.
So, last night I put off cutting it out because I was tired and groggy and I went to bed instead. And all night long I dreamt about wedding dresses. Some person that I don’t even know in real life, just a dream person had a friend (another dream person) who was getting re-married and wanted to wear her original wedding dress, but didn’t want it to look like her original wedding dress. She wanted me to re-make her original gown. We were on a beach for some reason when she brought me her original wedding gown and told me to add 40 YARDS of fabric to the skirt. FORTY YARDS. I kept thinking to myself, this dress is going to be huge, it’s going to be enormous, it’s going to fill the whole room, I’ve never even worked with 40 yards of fabric at one time, will it even fit in my sewing corner? It was completely and totally random.
I woke up quite unrested and determined that I had to cut out the muslin dress today and get started on it so I would feel more confident about my skills for this project. And so, it is cut out and ready to be sewn tomorrow.
And now, let’s hope I don’t dream about 40 yards of fabric tonight. I mean, I love fabric, but not that much all at once!!!
A new serger??? Does that have a story behind it? I’m sure the dress will be just stunning. I’d love to see pictures when it’s done.
That is hilarious. That is totally a Project Runway dream. Kinda like the challenge where they had to use every scrap of fabric they bought in their design. With 40 yards you could really make one fluffy and hot dress that would be heavy and uncomfortable for any bride to have to wear! Glad it’s cut out–you should sleep better tonight. I hope!
I thought of you today. I got what I hope turns out to be an awesome Freecycle find. A lady was cleaning out her grandma’s house and the attic was full of boxes of stuff. (Mostly junk imo) She was obviously a sewing nut, and so mixed in were tons of fabric remnants. I got two boxes worth. Several people had gone through the attic before me, so the best stuff was gone, but I think I got some nice stuff. If I can figure out what to make out of it, it will be an incredible find! I just have to make sure that it isn’t just added to my storage.
I want to hear the new serger story, and what happened to the old serger?
Story Girl says
Heather and Bessers -I told the story just for you in my latest post!! Bessers, I gave you a whole bunch of ideas on your blog for your fabric. Have fun and be sure to share pictures!!
Jenna, oh my can you imagine, it wouldn’t even be wearable!! That challenge with using all the scraps was crazy too!