What I love about the dress is the fact that is suites just about every body shape there is. I am yet to see a picture where it's ill fitting.
It's the Asos Wiggle Dress with Border Print.
Source: Girl With Curves
And here is my version
My contrast isn't as distinct as the original dress...but then, that's exactly the look I was going for.
And unlike the original dress which was done with a border print fabric, I had to create the border with the reverse side of the fabric.
I made some small changes as well. Didn't really like the "Buba-like" sleeves in the original so I opted for a 3-quarter sleeve...but that didn't work out as well so I ended up chopping it to the present length. And because I had to wait a bit for DH before heading out to the event, I started playing around and came up with the belt, fancy cuffs and buttons just to add some character to the dress.
And of course, my favorite zipper; the Metallic Zipper :D. My back neckline is also a lot deeper than the inspiration dress - I love scooped necklines.
I am very pleased with my new dress. I don't get to sew for myself very often these days and I was beginning to forget the joys of having a dress fit the exact way I want it to; so this serves as a beautiful reminder.
|Happy with my new dress|
This week, I have as my target four out of the six Bridesmaids dresses, so I've got my work cut out for me. I am pretty excited and look forward to when I can look at the BM's wearing the finished dresses.
Until Later, God bless you.