Thursday, June 04, 2009

We now have a dress....

Yes! The bodice of the bridesmaid dress now has a very "pouffy" skirt!

Bridesmaid Dress for Carys

I've sewn the many layers of overskirt/skirt/lining/netting and put it together with the bodice with only a few mishaps and not that many swear words.

Bridesmaid Dress for Carys

What you can't really see in the photos above is the lovely shimmery organza overskirt or how the net makes this a perfect "little girls" dress. I put the zip in with the help of my sewing teacher last night. All I have to do now is overlock the raw edges, slip stitch the lining of the bodice and hem the skirt to the right length.

It has turned out exactly like I wanted it to and I am pretty sure Carys will love it just as much as I do. Yipeeee. It must be dress day today, as I'm off for my dress fitting in about an hour.... eeek. Fingers crossed it fits!

P.s For anyone who wants to know the dress is D from Simplicity 3943

10 comments:

clarabelle said...

Beautifully sewn! I love the black sash with it...

Flossie said...

Oh I love it, beautiful sophisticated AND girly! By the way, the dress I'm wearing in the photo on my blog is from Laura Ashley. I love their dresses, they are cut with curves!!

Roobeedoo said...

Perfect! Well done Roo!

Lin said...

That looks wonderful Roo, I love the sash.

Aknita said...

It's a lovely dress - oh to have been a bridesmaid ~sighs~

Carys is going to look just about perfect :-) The sash just makes it, doesn't it.

Sally said...

What a gorgeous dress Roo. I'm absolutely in awe of your sewing skills. Maybe I should dig my sewing machine out of the spare bedroom...

Probably Jane said...

Beautiful dress, Roo - bridesmaid's dresses have to be good and 'pouffy'

Kate said...

Pouffy? That would be the technical term, I assume?

Gill said...

The dress looks divine! I made the self-same pattern when my daughter was a bridesmaid, only she had a lilac sash. Well done!

Ice Princess said...

Beautiful dress!!Very pretty Bridesmaid it will make. :o)