Lace Placement

Lace Placement

Here is the back section with 2 layers of organza (It dulls down the golden colour to more of a cream). I experimented a lot with roughly cut out lace motifs and have pinned them in the final placement. The edges will be trimmed with the scallop edge of my lace, and...
Cutting into the REAL fabric!!

Cutting into the REAL fabric!!

My dress design has changed somewhat since the last post, but all will be revealed over the next few days! I ironed my main fabric (ahimsa silk) and my interlinng fabric (hemp silk) and laid them on the floor with the skirt panel pieces (back only so far), making sure...
Video in the practice dress!

Video in the practice dress!

Appalling drunken behaviour at the wedding where I wore my practice dress… but it does show the dress well, and shows that the corset still does its job when I’ve stopped thinking about sucking my tummy in long ago!!! The words I say are...
The practice dress revealed…

The practice dress revealed…

I finished the practice dress in good time. The practice dress allowed me to judge the fit, practice the laced back, make sure the corsetry works and to practice the lace overlayer. Here are a few pics, sorry they are few and oddly cropped but I was at a wedding and...