Added Oct 31, 2011
Atlanta, United ...
I created this dress without an actual pattern. I draped the filmy chiffon layers on a dress form until I got the look I was after. The underdress consists of a full length circle skirt attached to a gathered sweetheart neckline bodice held up with slim silk straps. The Sash/Belt was created using a Drafted Belt pattern and was cut from Silk Dupioni. I hand stitched on beading that had been rescued from a very sad antique wedding dress that someone had destined for scraps. This dress took on many unsuccessful incarnations before it became exactly what I had envisioned.
Silk Chiffon, Silk Ribbon, Hand Painted Silk Chiffon, Silk Dupioni, Antique Beading, Silk Jersey
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