Added Aug 7, 2008
For my homework, I was required to make an A-line dress with the following: Collarless & sleeveless, U/ V neckline with facing, Biased tape/ binded armholes, shoulder & bust darts, zipper element and finished hems. Hence I created a simple dress made from silk faille and the wrong side of some crinkled satin. I made the top part a shade of nude for a visual trickery, making the wearer look like she’s only wearing a corsetted dress. I eventually used the wrong side of the satin for it’s muted sheen, and gave the dress two side seam pockets. The dress has a slight pod like silhouette at the bottom because it was bias binded. With back pleats and bias taped armholes, it’s quite my latest obsession now!
nude silk faille, black crinkled satin — wrong side, zipper, satin bias tapes
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