Girls Pageant Dresses Need Not Be Expensive
I was just reading an article on huffingtonpost.com about a mother who spent over $500,000.00 for her twin girls who competed in different pageants. You can read the article here, http://www.
huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/08/ toddlers-tiaras-500k-tiara- twins_n_1500569.html. Would you believe that she spent $8,000.00 on just one pageant dress? I believe that’s a bit too much too spend on one dress. And during these times when we tighten our belts, we can find ways to create a “thousand dollar dress” with some creativity and a few sewing skills. If you can’t sew, maybe you can ask help from a friend or relative.
You will need:
|Pink Girls Sequined Bodice Bubble Dress|
· A simple party dress in the color of your choice. You can go to www.elitedresses.com and choose from a variety of girls party dresses. Be sure to choose a dress in a style and color that will be a good match for your daughter. Many girls party dresses comes in different simple styles you can choose from. Choose also fabric that is strong and sturdy yet comfortable for your daughter.
· Lace, sequins, rhinestones, crystals and other accessories. These should coordinate with the color of the dress.
· Needle and thread
· Fabric glue or glue gun
|Rose Off Shoulder Dress With A-Line Gathered Satin Skirt|
Once you’ve decided on a dress, plan where you will place the lace, rhinestones, sequins, and other accessories. Just don’t overdo it. Take tips from pictures from magazines or online. Once you’ve finalized the placement of the accessories, it’s time to start sewing it to the dress. Use fabric glue or a glue gun to attach decorations that cannot be sewn.
|Girl's beautiful Ivory sleeveless formal dress with colorful sash and flower|
Viola! You have a lovely pageant dress that didn’t cost you an arm and a leg.
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