Mom and I took our dresses to be altered today. Hers was, as expected, pretty simple.
Mine was…not simple.
I guess I assumed that having a dress altered was fairly fool-proof. Stand still. Let the tiny woman do her thing. It was harder than I imagined. I can’t say I did very well at it. However, by the end, I think I have figured out the 10 rules for staying on my tiny tailor’s good side:
- Stand up straight!
- Do not move your head!
- Do not look up!
- Do not look down!
- Do not move! She moves.
- Do not gain weight!
- Do not lose weight!
- Do not let go of anything you are supposed to be holding until she says so.
- Do not worry about that part of my dress that she just cut off. It was not important.
- Pay with cash. She does not like the credit card fees.
Tiny tailor came highly recommended. So, I did all I could to stay out of trouble. For now, I’m going to take a deep breath and wait patiently for her to call me when she is all done working her magic. I’m sure that it will be perfect, 57 days from today.