Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Indian Summer? Nahhhh Spring just arrived!

Howdy folks and good afternoon to ya!...this post can be looked at as a continuance from my last post about my modified Indian Summer dress (pattern by the lovely Christine Haynes).....I decided to wear it today and whadaya know, I also felt like taking pictures....I contribute my huge amount of energy to the Blood Moon last night and my bowl of Fage, pineapple, strawberries, and honey.....Yes, we ARE Ag Country (our nickname for our area) and our fresh fruit **and veggies** are always in abundance....I take full advantage like all the time; I believe I can live off fruit if I had to (I wouldn't feel punished at all)....The honey came from a local honey guy and I I copped a few bottles on one of my many trips to Farmer's Market....He has cool honey flavors like Pomegranate Blossom, Avocado, and Stonefruit...I bought so many he gave me a free bottle!.....We really are the shizzzznit when it comes to that kinda stuff....one of the good things I can boast about in this city in which I was born and raised....
Now on to this dress....I explained in the last post that I modified it a bit to MY tastes which meant eliminating the straps and using a woven fabric instead of the usual cotton....I just love it yall!...I really do...I like when my creations come out cool; I tend to wear them out which is the point of it all right?....I paired it with a wrist full o' bangles (like I always rock) and some cool wedges...I LOVE WEDGES; that's it and that's all...and the wedges gave this outfit a much needed color pop as my flowers are blushing a bit....My sweetest has been taking my pictures so if they are crazy I blame him hehehehe....j/k he's doing all right in my opinion; I just need to get a snazzier camera....I've been looking around too.....Well let me share the flicks now; Judge Judy comes on in 20 minutes and yall know thats my girl forreal! LOL!
Talk to you good people soon! (maybe around Easter time)
P.S.  Check out my belt too and of course its DIY....Sew now and foreva' baby! :)

 Another awesome pattern from my Chic and Simple Sewing book by Christine Haynes....

 Now yall know I made my belt too right?....Yeah, I'm tight like that...LOL!

 Lawd my hair is so out of control these days.....the natural hair journey is real yall....

 the dress is swirly and girly....my kinda dress

the lovely Christine Haynes' Chic and Simple Sewing book; her Indian Summer dress pattern....LOVE

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