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Draping Update: Almost there!

Update on draping my basic toile

I continue to make progress using the Precision Draping technique from the book of the same name by Nellie Weymouth Link which was published in 1947.  154 more words

Custom Dressmaking

Pure Gold

One of my favorite classes that I took at FIDM is draping. Most of the time when I create, I get inspired by the how the fabric feels, the colors, the texture and how it flows. 181 more words


Precision Draping Basic Toile: Putting it together

The construction of the three parts of my fitting toile–fitted sleeve, bodice and straight skirt–is completed.  Now I have to hem the skirt and sleeve an then assemble the three pieces. 489 more words


Wedding #3:

3 of 5

First fitting.  After much consideration, and some careful measuring, I decided to have a go at draping the shell top directly onto Jackie.  630 more words


How To Drape A Deep V-neck Bodice

Happy Friday!

Watch below as I show you How To Drape A Deep V-neck Bodice using a dress form.
Perfect for an inspiring fashion designer, or a seamstress who wants to advance their skills. 23 more words


Fitting toile in progress via a fusion of draping techniques

Update on development of my basic fitting toile through draping

Since publishing the last posting, I have practiced everyday using tissue paper on the dress form.  758 more words

Custom Dressmaking

Blushing Rose; the joys of draping

In this age of contouring and highlighting to within an inch of your life to get the perfect Instagram selfie; one thing has been neglected at the bottom of the makeup drawer, blusher. 777 more words

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