Monday, 27 June 2011

Toile Diary - Dress (:

Skirt Panel


Before I cut my patterns out in calico I wanted to see what they would look like on the mannequin. I cut around 10 panels out in my pattern and pinned them to the mannequin. 
This is the back view . I wanted to base my skirt on a crinolin skirt from the 18th century to fit in with my Marie Antoinette theme. I had neither the time or the skills to create an actual crinoline skirt but I settled for a full, panneled skirt instead. I was happy with the shape.

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