Added Aug 29, 2011
I made this lace dress up for Claudia to wear to a wedding on the weekend, as there’s a serious lack of suitable special occasion dresses for 12 year olds!!!
The dress was simple and very quick to make. For the bodice, I basted 100% Nylon two-tone chantilly lace ‘Lovelace’ onto ‘Rosa Pink’ silk satin and gathered the lace and a slightly less gathered silk satin together for the skirt. The armholes and neckline are trimmed with black silk georgette and to highlight the trim I added a black belt made from our lovely soft Mokuba grosgrain ribbon range.
To be honest Claudia’s dress was inspired by these cute ballet style shoes!
Lace, Silk Satin, Silk Georgette, Grosgrain Ribbon and Zipper.
What do you think of these summery styles?
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step on sewing our wrapped and pleated mini skirt
Check out the debut of this lovely designer style pattern with angular pleats
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 1
Dreamy dresses, floral prints, and cute spring tops.
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