Junk in the trunk

Speaking of JUNK IN THE TRUNK, I worked on a project over the weekend – a pale pink tutu which I lit up with pink fairy lights.

I had to stitch the fairy lights to the tutu and let me tell you, IT WAS NOT FUN.

You try using TRANSPARENT fishing line to stitch a thin wire to the gauziest of fabrics and see how well it works for you.

Actually, what I am doing here is bitching about my eyesight, which is not what it used to be.

So, I finish stitching the lights to the inside of the skirt and I slip it on to check it out.

Lo and behold, the tutu rests 14 inches down the front of my thighs. . .

. . .and the back of the tutu barely covers my ass on account of all the JUNK IN MY TRUNK.

Of course, Tejas tried to make me feel better.

He reminded me that come August, I will be smaller than I am now because of my diet.

[Of course this didn’t help me feel better since the diet has sorta gone by the wayside.]



You could serve tea on my ass, it’s that big!

“I’m gonna need to buy some pink ruffle panties,” I tell Tejas.

“Who knows. . . by the time Burning Man rolls around, you might be wearing a thong., “ he replied (way more optimistically than he should have given that he KNOWS how bad the diet is going.)


2 thoughts on “Junk in the trunk

  1. Here is the rule for fitting skirts – no matter what length or material. I learned this from an aunt who was in the trade. Make them too long to start out. Then try them on and measure the hem length from the floor. If you want something ballerina length do that. If you want something that barely covers your butt, make sure it is the same distance for the floor all around. The skirt once it is trimmed to meet the length might look weird and misshapen on a hanger – but it will fit you like a glove. Then you can embellish to your heart’s content. Consider this a learning experience. 🙂

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