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Friday, 19 March 2010

Dress Up 2010 March Spanky does Mardi Gras

Hello Peeps.

The pattern Spanky used was just the basque from this template.
Everything else gets revealed then hidden again as one walks.

Now I did offer to sew some sequins onto some granny knickers for Evangeline to cover her modesty but the pair of them just laughed at me. Just LAUGHED at me.
Evangeline said she would be going commando unless it was really cold and then she would wear a thong for warmth.

I felt obliged to tell her not to come running to me if she catches a cold, but in retrospect I hope that is all she catches. Young people today, I don't know ;-)

Click on the pictures to make them bigger, although that will not make the outfit less skimpy I'm afraid.

At least wearing her mask no one will recognise her by her face.

Just a minute; what have we here, hiding amongst the gowns in progress?

A hottie guy who is obviously lurking about hoping for a sneak peak at Evangeline in her Mardi Gras outfit.

Hmmm looks pretty hauwt, lets have a closer look.

Maybe there IS something to be said for not wearing Granny Knickers after all.

Margaret's Dress Up challenge sure draws in the Stud Muffins as well as the Feed Dogs. (Mwaha)
Did I mention how clever Margaret is?

Happy Creating


Karen said...

hahahahahahahaha you always make me laugh Gini!!!! As a Mum myself I really feel that she should wear nickers...maybe the see thru variety. I have seen the forcast & its going to be VERY windy!!!!! This is a BRILLIANT dress!!!!

But how did you know that I was working on mine today too??? Great minds eh :P HUGS XXX

OMG...the verification is 'nutter' LMAO

Rosemary said...

Love the dress, you can only tell those crazy kids so much and then they are on their own. That said, perhaps she'll rake in the beads wearing this lovely creation!

And as for the hooootttt naughty boy, well, there's always an appeal about a bad boy! lol

Sherry said...

You're so funny Gini! Love the sparkly dress - I would have looked some more, but you've totally distracted me with the picture of the 'hottie' - what's he hiding underneath the blue bodice - his own granny knickers I wouldn't be surprised!!!

Lyneen said...

Love both especially Mardi GraS!!!! Love the RED! Thanks for stopping by and your kind comments...

I would like to invite you to join in a giveaway I am having that you may like.


Electra said...

it must be warmer in Shropshire than it is here, a thong wouldn't keep ANYONE warm where I live.You can tell Evangaline that the next time she pooh-poohs one of your ideas. The dress is SPECTACULAR!!!! Good to see you comin' up for air!!

Fabric Art said...

Gini your Mardi Gras dress is fantastic and the little mask is so beautiful, very creatively made,love it, my quirky cat have no kitten right now, but it was a fun idea, think I will work on it,and then I will remember you.

margaret said...

Gini you are truly a woman after my own heart...rofl of Evangeline I would expect no less than this sassy outfit, fab colour and just the right reveal!! love it all! Mx


Hi Gini
The dress is gorgeous - the colours are fabulous, and as always your story makes me LOL! Personally, I like BIG nickers of the Sloggi variety - these are much-needed "up North" and the elastane content is useful when one goes out for a mega meal. Love the fit fella by the way!
Lots of love, Sylvia xxxxxx

Chris said...

OMG I almost spat my coffee over my keyboard!!! rofl you are soooo funny Gini what a hoot.
I am in lurve with your beautiful gown whether you need to wear big knickers under it or not... I like big knickers being a member of the over 40's brigade...lol
Such beautiful work and delicious eye candy...thanks for sharing :D
Chris xx

libbyquilter said...

wonderfully fun post and dress and that mask is just icing on the cake~!!~


p.s. i do find myself wondering what sort of undies (if any) he sports~!~

Gini said...

If I could find the Hottie Guy I'd be brave and grab him and see what if any Kegs he was wearing, to appease you lots curiosity of course, never my own. *cough*
But he has disappeared, fickle or what, fingers crossed he pops up again in the future.

Linda said...

I really want a dress like that (I would wear flesh coloured ones ;-)

Gorgeous work Spanky; this is deinitely a 'hit'.
As for the hunk - might I suggest a sequinned thong?

Gez said...

Oh fabulous post Gini. :) Thank You for cheering me up this morning.xx Your dress is absolutely stunning. lol the stud muffin. :)
Have a great day. Hugs, Gez.xx

JaN's ArTy AtC JouRneY said...

LOL, what a fun post!!
Your Mardi Gras outfit is a stunner!! Love it!!
Such a fun challenge, I'm enjoying seeing everyones dress creations!!

bad penny said...

great fun !

Guriana said...

amazing!!I want to dance in this dress:))

Anonymous said...

Love the sequins and the beads oh yes and the feathers, and I didn't mention the colors, they are fab too! Hope the hot guy catches up with someone! Christen

Jana said...

Wonderful dress. I love the bling and feathers. And the blue one is perfect for the Stud Muffin.

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

what a gorgeous creation Gini and the dresses are lovely too ;)
Seriously your Mardi Gras dress is dazzling!
I have just used your pattern, thanks again for sharing it for my April dress.
Happy Spring to you and yours!

Melinda Cornish said...

I love your dress and the merman! oohh, he is a cutie too...I bet he fell in love with the dress...
Thanks for visiting my blog and seeing my dress!
I just made a life size wearable dress out of newspaper and posted it...Go take a look and see what you think!

purplepaint said...

Oh your dress is just amazing!!! Love the dude too! :) Marva