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Padding a Dress Form

After spending so long working on the skirt of my Belle Dress I noticed that my hoop was starting to sag. As a result, I decided to give the poor abused hoop, that has been holding so much weight for months, a break. I… Continue Reading “Padding a Dress Form”

Lace

Now that the underskirt is complete it is time to add some decoration! I plan to add a lace overlay to the top of the skirt. Since I was not sure how much lace I would need I started by simply draping the lace… Continue Reading “Lace”

Petticoat Measurement & Yardage Summary

To review making the petticoat I thought it might be helpful to summarize the dimensions and amount of fabric used. The yardage used is approximate. The Casa Organza fabric was purchased online at Joann+ for $1.27 per yard. (40 yards had to be purchased… Continue Reading “Petticoat Measurement & Yardage Summary”

Corset: Boning

I wanted to make a standard corset that could be worn under the Belle Dress to help support the weight of the petticoat when it is worn. I decided to go with the Zara Corset Pattern. It is available on Etsy and is the… Continue Reading “Corset: Boning”

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