Added Oct 9, 2008
I saw this skirt on one of my shows and was obsessed with figuring out how to do the technique. After some research I found that it was a teqnique commonly used on wedding dresses, called pick-ups. Finding a how to was difficult but afters some more research I (somewhat) figured it out. This is just a prototype and I used a long piece of purple fabric and safety pins. I think for my final version I’ll make it in black
Purple poly/cotton broadcloth
Me =) and my research, mostly pictures and draping on my dressform.
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