refashionista: my very first drafted-from-scratch RTW-inspir...

Added Aug 1, 2012

by devviepuu

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i started with my two-dart bodice sloper, rotated the bust dart up to the shoulder, and converted both darts to gathers. then i did the same thing on my skirt sloper, converting the darts to pleat clusters (3 pleats in each cluster) to get a nice little flare.

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Material Notes

Fabric: recycled liberty of london “honeymoon”, previously utilized in mccall 3489
Pattern: self-drafted from skirt and bodice slopers
Year: 2012
Notions: silk organza, silk thread, zipper, hook & eye closure, bra cups
Time to Complete: 8 hours
First Worn: july 23, 2012

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton

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