BA-ROCK

Added Aug 11, 2008

by vonhaute

Singapore, Singa...

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Description

Inspired by the extravagant royal gowns of the Baroque age and the intricate columns of cathedrals and palaces, my design is very couture-like with the fan-out pleated collar balanced on a hidden mandarin collar, bishop sleeve and the intricately knife-pleated skirt.

Material Notes

Muslin (trial fabric)
Whalebone
Zipper (as opening for blouse and skirt).

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Wilson (patient and artistic lecturer)

Jennifer (for her innovative ideas)

Group-mates and sewing buddies; Jacq and Janis (for accepting my theme)

Kaiming and Jessica (my very, very friendly seniors)

Zureena, Wardah and Mitch (for being there for me)

Last, but not least,

‘Marie Antoinette’ (for being a great muse)

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    Aug 15, 2010, 05.09 PMby annaelisabeth

    love it when toiles turn out so nice and tough at the same time

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    Feb 7, 2009, 03.05 PMby hajnika

    Wow!! Ewerywhere only pleats! I like it! Beautyful work and ideas!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 01.14 AMby madeleinefashion

    they are fantastic! great work. xox

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    Sep 24, 2008, 03.22 AMby anajan

    Wow, that’s stunning! Excellent work with pleating. I can imagine that collar on a coat, too.

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    Aug 13, 2008, 11.23 PMby Angela Ashley Chiew

    Wowee, just last night I was looking online for any kind of pattern for a Victorian style collar. Yours is INCREDIBLE. Don’t suppose you came across any more basic patterns when you were drafting yours did you? Oh I can’t wait to see your finished version later. It looks gorgeous as a muslin because you can just admire the magnificent structure of it!

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    Aug 13, 2008, 03.44 PMby pacificstyle

    Gorgeous!! Love to see couture work here and yours is amazing. Totally inspiring – even if it is way beyond my skill level :)

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    Aug 13, 2008, 06.02 AMby vonhaute

    Thanks for the comments I guess the time taken for pleating was well worth it. I had a great experience doing this project.

    To Nehmah, this is a trial piece on muslin, so we’re not required to add zipper; we’re only need to leave allowance for it.

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    Aug 12, 2008, 09.20 PMby forevergirl

    I LOVE this.

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    Aug 12, 2008, 05.48 PMby ashchaser

    amazing!

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    Aug 12, 2008, 03.50 PMby kortison

    Wow, it’s awesome! Love the idea

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    Aug 12, 2008, 02.41 PMby carlatv

    Wonderful work on your project. The pleating must of taken you a long time to finish. Well worth it.

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    Aug 12, 2008, 12.58 PMby carottesauvage

    Super! baroque our world baby!

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    Aug 12, 2008, 04.07 AMby nenasew

    Wow. Your work is terrific.

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    Aug 11, 2008, 09.58 PMby lauriana

    I really like that collar, and like nehmah, I’m in awe imagening all the time and hard work you must hae put into all that pleating.

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    Aug 11, 2008, 11.44 AMby nehmah

    Excellent project work. You surely spent hours on the pleating alone. I have one question…Who makes the zipper? Nehmah

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    Aug 11, 2008, 10.43 AMby calicocouture

    Wow! Fantastic! The detailing is wonderful. Did you create your own patterns?

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      Oct 4, 2009, 07.38 AMby vonhaute

      Thanks calicocouture.
      Yes, I drafted my own patterns.

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    Aug 11, 2008, 09.52 AMby polychromatin

    Great!

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    Aug 11, 2008, 09.05 AMby emiko

    Wow! That shirt is a-ma-zing!

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