So, what do you do when you need a gown for a "Black Tie Dinner"? Do you go shopping, or do you call your mother and beg her to dye a tan dress she bought you 5 years ago and ship it to you?
Yeah, my attorney daughter did the latter. On Wednesday night. For a Black Tie Attorney thing on Friday night.
And the dress came out really pretty, didn't it? I also sent her a dress of mine from a long time ago. She wore my dress, because hers wasn't quite long enough with the 4" heels she wanted to wear.
And I made myself a princess seamed sleeveless dress with a cardigan from some lightweight sweater fabric I found in my stash before Thanksgiving. It was marked as being 2.5 yards for 50 cents per yard, and I figured out why when I washed it: There was a run 2" off center down the whole length of the piece. I figured out how to work around it anyway.
There was also enough for a long sleeved top. I'm really pleased with this $1.25 investment from probably 10 years ago!