ah! the stress!
I didn't think Id be making my dress this year, but when I saw this pattern (http://store.sewingtoday.com/cgi-bin/butterick/shop.cgi?s.item.B6926=x&TI=10003&page=4
), I fell in love with it. My mom and I got light blue/ice colored fabric for it, with a see-through same colored layer on the bottom. I was so stoked for this dress. But then we finished making the top part, and it is absolutely terrible! I can't move my arms, and when I put them up (i.e. around my guy's neck) the ENTIRE dress top shifts up with my arms. It's rediculous.
So now we're stuck with a dress that is half done and prettymuch ruined.
We spent about 70 on the fabric and I am pretty sad that we hit a dead end. So thats my sad tale...
I was thinking about an interesting idea to shnazz up a tube-top style dress. Those seem to be easier to make than this complicated sleeve deal Ive got right now. What if I got a bunch of ribbons, (think that gree-ribbon-dress-style) and sewed them to the front and back of the dress so they loop over my shoulder (some can fall off the shoulder) And then have one ribbon tie around the neck halter-style. The ribbons would not be all concentrated in one spot, but kinda spread out over maybe 4 fingers length on each side of the front. And in the back some could even crisscross for effect and better support i suppose.
Has anyone tried something like this before?
Does anyone think this sounds cool/pretty?
I'd really like to try this, regardless of whether it goes on my prom dress or not...
thanks craftsters, this prom thread has been super