Sometimes I can’t help but admit that I’m a girl. A Girly Girl. One who likes lovehearts. A lot. One might even say I ‘love’ them . So when I saw Chie of the blog Vivat Veritas’s tutorial on adding a heart cut out to a dress I couldn’t wait to try it.
To really embrace the theme I also drafted a sweetheart neckline bodice with thick straps. It gapes a teensy bit at the armhole BUT JUST DON”T LOOK AND THEN IT DOESN’T EXIST. No really, that’s my logic when it comes to little mistakes (or to playing Hide and Seek). I pleated the centre front and the back two sides with an interesting technique I’d like to call ‘punching my fabric in folds till I think it looks nice’. V couture.
I unearthed this fabric, which I think is Thai silk, when I was sorting through a box of fabric, and I literally have no idea when I bought this or where from. That is both awesome (yay nice fabric) and frightening (just how much fabric do I actually own?!). I lined the bodice and skirt because the silk was quite light and used a black zipper for the closure. Both were from my stash, so I didn’t have to buy anything for this project. Hoorah for hoarding.
Thanks for reading Bry xo