The January Dress

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So, I’ve been on a hiatus due to lack of motivation because it has been the holidays and I want to spend it not on social media nor doing actual work.

But that said I did happen to finish the dress in time.

This dress caused me a lot of problems. This was the original design however in the process of making it, my vanity reared up and I thought my hips looked too big so I decided to restart and unfortunately I didn’t like the result of that either. Then it was December 31st and I still did not have a dress that I was happy with and I had just gotten back from Vegas and I only had a couple hours left to finish. I got myself together and finished my original design and I’m pretty happy with it.

As I was scrapping up the little time lapse video, I realized I also needed to take a photo for the intro and so while I was doing that, my boyfriend made me laugh and I ended up looking really funny in the photo but I used it anyways.

Here’s the video:

If you want to see the December Dress…

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If you want to know more about the dress series…

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The December Dress

If I’m being honest, this one was a toughie, I had a lot of trouble with this dress. I had set out to do something completely different from what it turned out as. 

I would mess up, dislike what I made, or even just decided to change it based entirely on a burst of inspiration. It was frustrating.

So I decided to go back to what I know and I’m comfortable with making. There’s nothing wrong with that of course. But, I am slightly disappointed that I didn’t challenge myself as much.

But yeah, here it is.

If you missed last month’s dress its linked below:

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The behind the dress series is also linked below:

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If you want the link to a longer version of the video:

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My October Dress

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I’m super excited to unveil this dress for you guys! October is one of my favorite months because of Halloween, where dressing up every year was something I loved doing. Halloween was an integral part of the reason I love designing so much, so suffice to say, I wanted to go all out.

This dress was a result of a challenge I made for myself where every aspect of it was something I had never done before, basically a dress of firsts. I had never made a ball gown before this dress and I had never embroidered anything before this dress. So, really this dress was a huge challenge because I had no experience in doing the things previously mentioned.

I also linked the video below.

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If you want to see the previous dress in the series it’s linked here.

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If you want to see my behind the monthly dress series post its also linked.

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My September Dress!

 

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So, as mentioned before I started this monthly dress series and today is when I’m posting the very first dress in the series.

So my inspiration for this dress was that because it was September, which is my birthday month, it had to be based around styles that I liked. I’ve always appreciates putting modern takes on older styles and so I did that for grecian style dresses that I’ve always appreciated.

I’m linking the video down below and I’m sharing a not-so-secret, secret. When I first made the dress, I was about to edit the footage to make it a time-lapse compilation. BUT, I accidentally deleted all the footage. I freaked out and you’re probably wondering how I still have a video for this and this is because after I accidentally deleted it, I ran around like a crazy person attempting to ‘recreate’ the video and I only had half an hour because I was about to leave to go to a friend’s house. So I was running around and basically made two dresses. While the first one took 3 hours the second took, well, half an hour.

So, the video is linked below.

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And, if you haven’t seen my behind the monthly dress series post it is also linked here.

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behind my monthly dress series

Hey guys, it feels like it has been a very long time since I’ve sat down and wrote for you guys. So, what I wanted to talk about was, if you follow me on Instagram, I’ve hinted about something called #TheMonthlyDressSeries and it was created by Leanne Barlow, a fashion blogger, where every month she makes a new dress. So, I was ultimately inspired by her series to do my own version of it. I’m going to be kicking the series off on September 1st.

I decided to start designing again because it is something that I love and I know that I’d regret not honing my talents while I still have the free time to do it. I will definitely be posting about each month’s dress on here with the time lapse video and photos along with my inspiration for each design.

I do have to say that while I already have my September and October dress completed, I still worry about whether or not I’ll have time to make my November dress. But, I’ll get it done sooner or later. Hopefully sooner.