Addi Rust found her dream prom dress, but it was way too expensive and she just couldn’t afford it.
It was just a few months before the big night and the Indiana teen still didn’t know what she was going to wear.
She then joked about it with her prom date, Parker Smith. “Parker, why don’t you just make my prom dress!” she quipped.
But Addi never expected that Parker, a high school junior, would actually attempt to do it — despite the fact he didn’t know how to sew a single stitch!
Parker spent months teaching himself to sew with some assistance from his grandmother. He worked tirelessly on perfecting the gown, making it and remaking it until it was just right. He was still adding the finishing touches the night before the dance.
Addi had an idea of what the dress would look like throughout the process, but she was brought to tears when Parker unveiled it in all its Cinderella glory.
The finished result left her absolutely speechless. And she wasn’t the only one.