Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

Brazilwood Smocked Dress

Added Aug 19, 2009

by zoe-val

Kalamazoo, Michi...

18_thumb

Views

1234

16_large

Description

The fabric was hand-dyed with brazilwood, a natural dye. The top yokes, both front and back, are hand-smocked and beaded. This dress was made as a final project for a class exploring advanced fabric manipulation techniques.

Material Notes

Hand-dyed silk habotai, ribbon, floss and beads to match

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Silk

8 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • C9c58f92ed60d1987d1a711106e37cb70262f08a_large

    Aug 20, 2009, 12.59 PMby anajan

    Glamourous!

  • Erika08_large

    Aug 20, 2009, 09.43 AMby daisylynn

    I second emilyg, I’d love to see closeups of all the lovely deatils!

  • Profilbild_mini_large

    Aug 19, 2009, 09.56 PMby polychromatin

    Just beautiful

  • Dscf2293_-_copy_-_copy_large

    Aug 19, 2009, 09.21 PMby sianysiany

    Just dreamy!

  • F66000795a715351f3be0afc6a95654543297db9_large

    Aug 19, 2009, 11.06 AMby emily greensmith

    So beautiful! Is there any chance you could post close ups of the smocking detail? I’d love to see it.

  • 293118e744b748d754e9d7f02034666391ee329a_large

    Aug 19, 2009, 09.53 AMby supachick

    LOVE IT!!!!!!!

  • Img_1465_large

    Aug 19, 2009, 05.54 AMby missb3

    Very lovely!

  • Maya_kuzman_large

    Aug 19, 2009, 05.29 AMby sewella

    It’s absolutely gorgeous!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 16 people added it

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/brazilwood-smocked-dress