Sunday, January 25, 2015

Purple Starry Dress - Sneak Peek

Hey Everyone! So, how was your weekend? Mine was spent sewing, hanging out with family and reading. After I finished my red medieval dress, I decided I wanted to do the same pattern but try to create a different look and style. I'm only about halfway done but so far am happy with the progress.

Here are the pieces laid out. Since I was a tad short on fabric, I had to shorten the dress length some. I think I'll add a black trim since I really think this dress needs to be floor length. 

Then, because I wanted to try something new, I got out some thread and beads that were laying around and started adding beads.

And here are my results:

So basically I first added the cording in a wavy pattern. The hardest part with that was making it symmetrical. Then I got out the beads and added a little star shape in the middle and little clusters of three for each wave. Overall, I'm quite happy with how it turned out and am looking forward to doing more beading in the future.

So, that's all for today. I've got to go finish the lining, work on the sleeves, figure out the black hem trim and finish this dress up.