So... I went to France this summer, and returned with some beautiful sheer floral fabric. I knew I wanted to make a dress out of it, but i was unsure of how make the top of the dress look, because i was bored with the plain scoop or straight neck dresses i have been making. So I went to the store that gives me the most inspiration for dresses - anthropologie - and lo and behold!- i found a lovely one.
- wow that's a long link
anyways here's how it turned out.
the green and black fabric i used wasn't from france - good ol' Hancock.
Oh- here's the top portion... the work of the devil. I had to cut the black cotton in the curved shape of each scoop and do other tedious things with it to make it look how i liked. ack. ack.
Et ici est the fabric from France. The stripes on the fabric made the pleating look very nice.
Oh - incase you looked too closely at the anthropologie dress - the back of the dress does not have those circle scoops, it's just plain straps.
So.. there's the beauty. I hope you enjoyed it.