Celestina in White
Added Jul 20, 2008
Sometown, Ohio, ...
This has been done for a while now, but I’ve just got around to posting it. Making adjustments to Celestina was tricky. I’m petite with a small bust and the neat details of Celestina are in the torso. It came out somewhat imperfectly but still wearable. List of changes:
- Changed shape of neckline
- Shortened torso
- Narrowed the insets (If I were going to make this dress again, I wouldn’t do this, I’d find somewhere else to take out the length).
- Lengthened the skirt
- Added insets to the skirt to give it more circumference.
I didn’t end up taking any of the torso length out where the sleeves are, which was a mistake. The sleeves didn’t fit right (I couldn’t raise my arms), and I ended up adding an insert in the underarm effectively shrinking the size of the armhole.
Thanks to Lauriana for advice on alterations.