Project A Week: Maxi dress gone grandma

 
So my mint green maxi dress went terribly wrong, yes it looks exactly how it's supposed to look but somewhere my eye's opened and I realized, "Oh my gosh, this looks like a 1960's nightgown!" The colors are equivalent to a jello salad and the fit for someone with my stature should never be seen in public. 
So what do you do with grandma's nightgown, you do a 1960's photo shoot, inspired by Mad Men of course!

Doing my daily house wife chores, cooking breakfast for the kids
Enjoying a much needed martini & cigarette

 
And shooting the neighbor's birds!
Oh the life I lead!
No cigarettes were actually smoked and no guns were shot, happy we didn't get the police called on us! 
"um yea, officer there is a crazy lady in curlers and a nightgown pointing a gun at a tree while her husband takes pictures, you should probably check that out!"

16 comments:

  1. Crack me up! Also have experienced the not quite what I imagined it to look like on me home sewn moment!

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  2. But it would make a cute top??

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  3. Too bad it didn't work out, it is a very pretty pattern. I love that you had fun with it!

    -Ashley
    http://distractedashley.blogspot.com

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  4. Flippin' awesome! It's terrible when you sew something and it ends up looking NOTHING like the pattern envelope picture! Happened to me more than once!

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  5. Oh dear... this was hilarious!! So sorry didn't mean about the dress - but the pictures! I am glad that you took the funny side of it. I believe every seamstress has a project turned wrong (I have a dozen ;)

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  6. So funny. I hope you at least drank the martini.

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  7. hahaha! I love it! Sorry the dress didn't work out like you envisioned though!

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  8. What a hoot! I've had those same projects...looked SO good in my head! :D

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  9. hahahahahaha!!!! that is AWESOME! the cig & martini--my fav. glad you could look at the bright side of your dress bomb. ;) (and i say that with love--as someone who has a stack of "dress bombs" sitting in her closet)

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  10. *snort*snicker*
    LOVE this post. : )
    I think we've all got a couple of these tucked away.

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  11. this was very funny indeed. perfect pictures. im sure your husband had fun watching you have fun with a mishaped project. :) i too have MNAY of those...
    could you possible dye it??? i think if you changed the color of the dress/shirt it might make it a little less 1960ish???
    thanks for the laugh :)

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