I have all the dresses put together except for hems and zippers. Hemming is fast, press it up and blind stitch, cut tulle underskirt to length. I can actually hem 6 of the dresses. I can put zippers in all but one, then a little hand work and I am done. I would say about 3 hours to complete all.
|The back of Dress #1 goes to a V neck with beaded motifs|
|Dress #2 scoopneck and neckline back finished with bias and beaded|
|Okay crane head again Dress #2 back these look better on as the cummerbund is stretched out and tight.|
|Dress #3 strapless so cute!|
|Dress #4 thin straps made of tulle cut motifs and beads|
|See detail, this is really cute on. Girl has narrow shoulders so the crossed straps leave no doubt plus looks nice.|
|Dress #5 This was for a very Tall girl had to add 2 inches to bodice length. Her strap is wide and goes from one shoulder over to the other in back.|
|Dress #6 Halter strap for girl that had brood shoulders this will bring in the line to make them look narrow.|
|See how the fabrics catch the light?|
|Detail on halter strap dress #6.|
|Detail on shoulder strap dress #5|
|Dress #7 This bridesmaid very busty so High neck top will cover cleavage which can be hard in a strapless gown.|
|Bead work This dress is really flattering.|
So now you can see why have been in a nightmare. These dresses will be worn with flesh colored high heels with rhinestones on the toes. So the clear beads and purple toned beads will compliment the stones on the shoes. I will be glad to be done with purple for a while.
I have a flower girl dress to fit this afternoon a huge pile of alterations and 4 more bridesmaid dresses to hem and alter a little. When I do custom work I get nothing else done so that is a frustration. Then I am playing catch up on my regular work. Blah! I know, I know I can hear my Sissie yelling at me right now!
I need to go get some makeup on and check on my chickens.
Have a great and productive day!