Friday, July 29, 2011

Something for Me

Today I finally had a chance to make something for myself. I had a good 5 hours, or so, this afternoon to draft and sew my new little creation. Here’s the progress so far. I should have it finished in a few more hours tomorrow.

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This was the inspiration. However, as usual, I’m changing it a bit.

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I fell in love with this fabric at Fabric Expo a few months ago. It’s so light and floaty.

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I decided to leave it unlined and flat fell the  seams. I’m very happy with the results so far. I also constructed the back pleats in the same fashion as the infamous Janet Arnold Open Robe. 

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All that is left is hemming the robe and attaching the sleeves. I plan to do capped sleeves like the inspiration robe.

So, there you go, finally a normal post :D Hopefully there will be more like it to come.

Have a lovely weekend.

Love Lauren

5 Witty Sentiments:

Stephanie Ann said...

It's gorgeous. I never make anything for myself.

Kleidung um 1800 said...

Wow, you've done it again - very quick sewing! I suppose you have a magic sewing needle...;)
Beautiful piece! I love the sheer fabric!
Sabine

MrsC said...

It's lovely and such a lovely colour! You will laugh though, I thought the bodice had some kind of amazing butterfly or moth motif, and, intrigued, I looked at the big picture, only to find out what I was looking at is the bra cup padding on your dress form peeking out around the edges of the front!

Lauren Hairston said...

I always loved that dress in the film and you've picked a fabulous color! Can't wait to see the final product!

Sharrieboberry said...

I have no idea what film that is but your re-creation is lovey. :)