Added May 9, 2009
Shirley, New Yor...
My most prized creation…
A simply retro shaped tube dress with a sweetheart neckline and zipper in back. The bust is a draped black crushed silk charmeuse. The cummerbund style waist is a fuschia crepe back satin. The bottom is a sheer houndstooth printed polyester…the real test of my ability…it’s completely canadian/lattice smocked by hand (which took me 3 weeks). I saw the style on a pillow once and thought it would make an interesting dress. The inside of the dress is completely lined and fetaures a fully boned corset. This dress is part of my ‘collection to be’. I didn’t use a pattern, nor did I even sketch the dress beforehand…mostly because I can only draw stick figures, so it came directly from my head. Also, I accidentally made it in my size so yay me!
Black suiting, boning, silk charmeuse, houdstooth polyester, crepe back satin, thread, binding, zipper
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