After not being able to find the perfect wedding gown, this Oklahoma Latina proved that “if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.”
Abbey Ramirez-Bodley was planning the perfect wedding… but she just couldn’t find the perfect dress.
No matter how many dresses she looked at, she couldn’t find a dress that fit into her budget.
So, she just decided to work with her aunt and crochet her very own wedding gown, #likeaboss.
Ramirez-Bodley’s aunt had taught her how to crochet when she was 4 years old. She did research on the Internet and found other dresses to give her all the inspiration she needed to go through with her plan.
Her husband was skeptical when Ramirez-Bodley first had the idea.
Dude. The first rule about dating a Latina: they are always right and will do anything to prove you wrong. ?
Making the dress took eight months and more than two miles of yarn and only cost $70.
“I don’t want people to think this is something we just whipped up in no time,” Ramirez-Bodley told ABC News. “Without a pattern it was really difficult. We were just as amazed as everybody else.”
Finishing the dress must have felt like…
Not to mention, she was able to show her husband just how WRONG he was about her skills with crochet needles.
The final reveal of the crocheted gown left her husband and guests speechless.
Just goes to show you that you should NEVER doubt a Latina when she puts her mind to something.
In fact, some wedding guests were so entranced with the final look that they just had to know how to do it themselves.
No doubt that Ramirez-Bodley is going to be getting a lot of requests for crocheted wedding gowns now.