I based the dress on a bodice pattern for another dress which I had to substantially alter. I added a pleat down centre front (a little over 1") which annoyingly isn't very visible in this fabric. I made a two tier bias cut skirt and a waistband in contrasting fabric which I wanted to lie flat at the front.
This version of the dress is essentially the muslin. I have some lovely Japanese lawn I want to make the real version out of but didn't want to just make things up on the nice fabric. The fabric I used is pretty - just a cotton something or other with blue flowers on it.
|I have no idea what she is doing with her hand here...|
Details to follow of how I made this pattern as I make the next version.
And as you can see, she liked it - enough to do her posing for it :)
See you tomorrow...