I like making clothes and dressing up.
I dreamt of becoming a fashion model when I was young, but because of my very short stature, I shifted the dream to become a fashion designer or a fashion consultant. Amongst our circle, I usually give advice which clothes to wear or which accessories to use for an event. Sometimes, I even make them their own accessories on the fly. I really miss these times.
One of my favorite customer was a friend in college who loves dressing up too. She sometimes seeks my help to create the look she wants, but that was long ago.
I miss dressing people up, or helping them get dressed. Sometimes out of whim, we will parade on different clothes and make faces.
Then this year, I got lucky, nanay gave me a sewing machine to help me learn how to sew. I never really got the hang of it, but I’ll go there. It’s just not easy to insert sewing on my everyday tasks because sewing takes so much time and energy and concentration, and I am not an expert. But despite that, I was able to create three decent dresses, each differing on style:
I am really fortunate for having an extended family like nanay and tatay, for always supporting me and believing in what I can do.
Now, I am targeting to finish a crocheted dress, and I think, I am getting there…
I am hooking up a crochet-as-you-go dress created from a lace weight yarn, I recently bought from a Turkey online store: http://yarn-paradise.com, during one of their promotions. The yarn is incredibly thin and light, perfect for a flowing halter dress I am imagining. Hopefully, I can create the dress I have been picturing in my mind.