This is a “One of Kind” Prom Dress! From a Junior in High School invited to her first Prom. She came to me with a picture of a designer dress and wanted it to look just like that dress, except with a few changes, of course! We set out to find patterns, deciding on 3 different “commercial patterns” to create the design she wanted. I got started designing and created the dress out of a white cotton fabric until the design and fit was perfect. I used the cotton fabric dress as my pattern pieces to cut out the dress fabric. At that point we were on a mission to find the fabric, selecting white satin and sheer for the skirt and for the bodice, which she wanted to be pink/ivory and white lace. After an entire day of hunting for the perfect lace fabric, we stumbled across a remnant of $200 per yard, ivory/beige lace w/pink and white beaded pearls and sequins, and since it was a remnant of only 1 yard left, we were able to purchase it for $50.00. What a discovery! What I also discovered was that my sewing machine could not sew through all the lace, beads and sequins. I learned real quick how to be creative in cutting out an entire bodice from 1 yard of fabric and how to hand sew lace and zippers! What a great experience I had and it’s inspired me to design more. For the Junior going to her first Prom, the dress was a hit, she was the envy of the Prom wearing her own designer “One of a Kind” Prom Dress that all the girls adored!