Tag Archives: clothes

1950s inspired dress

25 Oct

I made this for my IB art class. I love being able to use school as an excuse to sew. 🙂

My theme was 1950s fashion inspired: Dior’s New Look, Jacques Fath and vintage in general. Clothes from then were so lovely and elegant.

It is actually two pieces: the top blouse-y part and the skirt part. I used this tutorial to make the skirt, modifying it a bit by lengthening it and gathering more to make up for the material (a navy nylon). I drafted my own pattern for the blouse, which is chiffon material. I ran out of time while making the blouse (procrastination ㅠㅠ) and I made the pieces a bit too narrow to sew the sides together, so it turned out a little risque, haha. I think I will fix the pattern and make it again sometime, and connect the sides so that I can actually wear it without having to worry about flashing anyone!

Oh, I finally broke out my tripod and DSLR to take these! Yay! 🙂

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Grosgrain Naiad Frock Giveaway

25 Sep

So, so pretty.

I remember seeing her works on Burdastyle a long time ago, and I’m really glad that I’ve rediscovered her blog. All of her frocks are so beautiful! The ethereal quality of this one is especially breathtaking. I think “Naiad” describes it perfectly – the gathered layers remind me of a waterfall. 🙂

Here’s the link to the giveaway: Grosgrain Naiad Frock Giveaway