- A Nigerian lady has transformed her mom's old clothes into something beautiful
- In a Twitter post that has since gone really viral, the lady shared pictures that marveled a lot of people
- While some people commended the masterpiece, others praised her beautiful body shape
A Nigerian lady with the Twitter handle @ximply_kay has shown that the country is blessed with creative seamstresses.
On Saturday, September 19, the lady posted on the micro-messaging platform that she turned her mom's pieces of clothing, which the Yorubas call iro and buba, into a great style.
Posing as a model for her masterpiece, she shared pictures showing her wearing the cloth. One of the photos also displayed her sewing.
See her tweets below:
In a subsequent tweet, she danced to Niniola's 2014 hit song, Ibadi, as she rocked the new clothes she made.
Watch the video:
Comments have been pouring since she made her post. As at the time of writing this report, the tweet has close to 6,000 retweets with over 25,000 likes and hundreds of comments and quoted replies.
Below are the comments her skill generated:
"Great Job me koko!"
"Beautiful. So creative. Your work is really exquisite. Beautiful dresses Smiling face with heart-shaped eyes. That second frame though, that stool is really enjoying itself."
"Can i just say, i love you workspace, a TV right it front of you when you are working. My people are always teasing me for watching movies while sewing."
"These sets of people be making us seem useless most especially in the eyes of African parents ... God will judge yu."
"Ebuka needs a new fashion designer, and I recommend you @ximply_kay but wait oo, what's the reason behind the T.V at the front of ur machine? Na there u dey gather inspiration?"
"I will learn this sewing thing very soon. I need to start making my own clothes!"
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that at 12 years old, Favour Adebayo, took over Twitter with her amazing skill as a tailor. The smart girl is not just learning the craft, she is already plying the tailoring trade.
Armed with the endless possibilities of social media, the 12-year-old kid is ready to give many competitors in the trade a good run.
In a tweet she made on Tuesday, May 11, the young girl is not only proud to be a tailor but said she is open for business and can offer home service for anyone interested in the state.