It’s finished! It’s finished! Okay – so, technically it was finished almost 3 weeks ago. Since I had another Garrison Ball gown to finish afterwards (for a friend), I’m pretty behind on blogging about this. 811 more words
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You guys, I think this was probably the most fun part of the whole project! Huge, multi-layered tulle and silk flounces? YES PLEASE.
I did not have any pattern pieces or measurements for the flounces so I had to wing it. 1,013 more words
After the “buttresses” the petticoat flare was the most revelatory aspect for me of Tree’s foundation. With support from the buttresses this piece really creates the base shape for the dress skirt and I found it a really interesting piece of dressmaking. 650 more words
This isn’t the most exciting progress post there will be for this dress, but you have to start somewhere, right? And while I’m currently much farther along on the dress than this, I think it’s preferable to keep the posts shorter and be able to publish them sooner rather than doing a single massive one that will take… 426 more words