All of the dresses I've made!!

November 27, 2015

Hey guys, I hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving!! I just wanted share with you all of the past dresses I've made!!

This was the very first dress I made. I actually saw this pink Skater ice cream sandwich dress on Etsy and it was almost 80 dollars and I didn't have 80 dollars to spend, but I wanted it so bad!!! So I decided that I was going to make my very own ice cream sandwich dress instead as my first project. I found this ice cream fabric online they had it in a mint color and pink and I decided to get the pink! I loved the way the fabric kind of reminded me of the really cute retro 50's pastel kitchen colors I've seen before. I just really love how unique and different this fabric was and when I saw it that I fell in love with it! 

I haven't mentioned yet that I love skull print! I found this online also along with ice cream fabric. I loved how the skull pattern looked really edgy to me even though it was in a pastel pink, I always see a white skull print with black fabric but I thought this looked so cool and it was something I had never really seen before so I thought it would make a really bad ass dress!!!   

The pancake dress! After making the ice cream sandwich dress I wanted to see if I could find more food related fabrics, I saw so many they had bacon, curly fries, baked potatoes, cookies and more you name it they had it all!! But as soon as saw the this pancake fabric I loved it!! I really love the 50's vintage halter dresses I had seen before so I decided to make it into a halter dress! I had this left over polka dot fabric I was going to make into a dress but I thought it would be really cute to line the bust with it and make a tie up belt in the back to give it more of a vintage 50's look!

I wanted to make this more of an evening dress, I wanted to make an off the shoulder dress with a sweetheart neckline kind of like a mini princess gown I've seen in many different fairy tales pictures and movies I watch as a kid.  I found the fabric, tulle and lining at a local store here called Golden D'or They have an amazing selection! The fabric is a sheer black fabric with silver floral prints, the lining is burgundy with plum color tulle underneath. I put all these colors together myself and I thought all these color together would be really pretty being made into dress. Looking more at the dress the colors of the it remind me of the holidays!

My pink cupcake dress!!! I always loved the big giant poofy 50's prom dresses, I always wanted one these dresses when I was younger so that I could wear these old black converse I had with a huge poofy dress like similar to Hilary Duff's dress in a Cinderella Story :

I don't know if anyone remembers this movie but I loved it when I was younger! But anyways, I really wanted to make my own version of this dress so I decided to make it pink! I added dark pink, light pink, light blue, peach and purple underneath the skirt so that it would have a rainbow effect! the whole dress is made out of tulle, I bought all the tulle and lining from the local fabric store here called Golden D'or!

The progress so far!

November 21, 2015


Hey Guys!! I wanted to show the progress of how my dress is looking so far!! I'm still not quite finished yet! I learned a little about the french seam which is what I'm doing for this dress, I don't want to give to much away about what this dress is going to look like!

Gaining my independence again.

November 12, 2015

I remember this night very clearly, I wanted to try and see if I could put my shirt on myself without calling my mom in from the other room to help me. This was very soon after rehab and I was tired of relying on other people to help me get dressed. So I scooted onto my wheelchair, went to my closet and got my shirt. I struggled for a painful 20 minutes to put on the shirt and after I had finally gotten it on, I broke down crying. I had come to the realization; that something I had been doing for most of my life was now extremely difficult. I was so angry and upset, so I decided to record to share what I was feeling with others and so that I could eventually look back at this video and see how far I had come. I thought it was really important to show how emotional I was, and how something I did everyday without a single thought had become so difficult, So that anyone out there that may be going through a similar situation or something they are struggling with to know that the feelings of anger and tiredness are okay, and that there is no right way to deal or cope with what you are going through and you never should have to hide your emotions with a fake smile which I did from time to time, because I was afraid that I wasn't being strong enough for everyone.

I remember when I uploaded this video onto YouTube, I got a lot of comments saying that I was faking. That I was just acting and wasn't really upset. I decided at the time to lock the video, so that it couldn't be seen by anyone but me, but I decided to unlock it today so that I could showcase that even in that moment, when I was angry and upset that I finally put on that shirt and I never thought I would be able to put on my own clothes again. What I'm saying is that, no matter how impossible things may seem, you can always find a way to accomplish what you really want for yourself, even if its not in the most conventional way or the way you pictured yourself doing it originally.

I uploaded that video 3 years ago, and now looking back on it; I've done so many things that I never thought I would be able to do! Now I'm sewing, I'm actually sewing my own dresses without hands! I never thought in a million years that I would ever be doing something like this. I don't believe in limitations anymore, and I hope that you guys never allow anything to limit you either!

                                                    (Here is a video of me sewing!)


A New Project!

November 11, 2015

My newest Dress that I just started making last Thursday, this how its looking so far! I don't want to give away what kind of style this dress is just yet! I'll be showing you guys little by little of how everything is going!!

Getting Started!

November 11, 2015

Hey Guys!

I'm new to doing this blog thing and I want share with you guys whats going on in my life which includes fashion, music, travel, life and me gaining my independence again. I hope this blog will reach out and help others like me or just anyone going through anything that maybe challenging in their life.

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