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A while back, I was given a commission to create a stocking to memorialize a rather wild prom night by turning this now adult’s prom dress into a… Read More
A while back, I was given a commission to create a stocking to memorialize a rather wild prom night by turning this now adult’s prom dress into a stocking she could take to college with her. There is a story behind this dress. They admit it wasn’t the most expensive dress, but the story I got from the mom was different from the story I got from the daughter. Mom said it was a wonderful night for her daughter. She fell in love with her current boyfriend- who gave her a promissory ring -because they were too young to get engaged, her best friend was crowned as homecoming queen, and it was her first ride in a limo, her first formal event, and apparently her mother’s first indication how much her little girl had grown up. The daughter agrees to most of mom’s story as being factually correct. But, according to her, she was dancing with her boyfriend on the dance floor when her boyfriend proposed. She said yes, and they went out to the garden to celebrate- by having sex in the rotunda. But otherwise, mom’s story was correct. In many, many ways…. And given the range of stains on the dress is various areas, I think the daughter was bragging, not lying. Mom requested a 17” stocking- a literal translation of the dress. Daughter specifically requested that I cut it in such a way that the stains were left intact. Never let it be said I don’t give the customer what they want. Read Less
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