Front view, modeled so nicely by my vintage Acme fully adjustable “living” dress form. :) Bodice front Another bodice pic. I tried to get those sparkly star effect thingys happening with the light prisming through the crystals, but obviously my … Continue reading →
Boning channels in the bodice lining. I used an Egyptian cotton shirting – feels lovely next to the skin – for the lining, and grosgrain ribbon for the channels. I’ll be using spiral steel boning for the bodice.
The waist is accented by a very flourescent lime green cummerbund. I could not for the life of me find silk in the colour I wanted, so ended up using this poly charmeuse, and it is awful to sew with … Continue reading →
I’m making a prom dress for a good friend’s daughter, and instead of posting all the information when it’s complete, I thought I’d break up my progress into a variety of posts. This is six yards of silk chiffon in … Continue reading →