Updated, since much of this information has changed since I wrote this post on 5/12/12.
Here's the new link.
Here's the booth as of yesterday (10/9/15)
Months of construction. Vacant for now.
Oh well, you can always buy a map instead!
|Pleated version, laying beneath the original (unpleated) chiffon.|
|Pleated chiffon before sewing|
|I cut my waist out after getting the fabric pleated (I thought I could hang the bias more easily this way) , but if you are at all uncomfortable with properly cutting your waist after the pleating is done, doing it first gives you better accuracy.|
|Awaiting full bias "drooping"!|
|A bit of experimentation led me to a rolled hem done with a fine zigzag stitch. Done here on a test piece on the straight grain, it gives the hem a bit of a wiry feel, that I wanted to use on this bias hem to give the skirt some energy!|
|Order coutil via mail from Richard the Thread or Farthingales|
|Feels like magic in your hands.|
|Texturally exciting, and great color...|
|Rhythmic, erratic shapes that fuel the imagination, and create the illusion of depth and uneven terrain.|