Draped Dress is Done!

Last night, I finished my dress! It turned out much better than I thought it would. It's a little wrinkly in the photos, but I'll iron it again before class. It also looks a bit loose because I draped it using the dress form at school, which is a size 8, and slightly bigger than my dress form at home.

I had finished all the machine sewing yesterday afternoon, but had to hand sew the bodice lining edges. All during class, I had been sewing samples in muslin, so it was nice to work with a fashion fabric. I was experimenting with the addition of that piping on the top of the waist midriff and I really like how that detail turned out. I should have added it to the bottom of the waist too, but I just plain spaced it. Oh well, I suppose I can add it later if I want.


Diane Gilleland said…
Oh. . . it's just gorgeous! Wonderful job!
Chicago Sarah said…
Great sewing! Can you tell us more about the classes you've been taking? I am such a fan of your work, even though I'm not at your level I love getting ideas from your blog. :)
Angelfire212 said…
That is a beautiful dress! Is it your own creation?! I'd LOVE to find a pattern like that!