1929 Draped Dress
Completed March 2013
This was my first draped project. My daughter and I were looking through Costume in Detail: Women’s Dress 1730-1930 by Nancy Bradfield and she liked this dress, so I decided to give draping a serious try. Previous attempts at draping had gone terribly, but I’m the eternal optimist with it.
The draping actually went fairly well. The only problem I had was with the skirt and hip drape and they continued to be a problem. We ended up taking in the hip drape in two places and shortening the hem. Tori wanted the lining to show a little. The dress has been ironed since the pictures were taken.
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