Mave from the Philippines designed and created a prom dress for his sister.

Here’s his initial sketch.

Their family couldn’t afford a dress, so Mave took it upon himself to make his sister happy.

He even hand-painted the bodice.

Mave bought the materials with some help from some generous people.

Here’s how he made the dress.

The dress is almost done…

…and here are the final touches!

Mave from Zamboanga City undertook the project when he learned that his sister wanted to attend her school’s Junior and Senior prom in February. However, ball gowns are incredibly expensive and their family couldn’t afford to rent one.

Mave’s sister came to prom looking unique.

The brother even joked that he’d avoid getting married just so he could support his sister in the future. Mave drew inspiration from ball dresses, “especially Michael Cinco’s spring and summer.