I’ve had this dress pretty much done for a few weeks. Finally just added the zipper in the other day (always something I like to put off…).
I’ve had this fabric for almost 5 years and I am glad it finally has been brought to life!
On this dress I tried out a new finishing technique I read about in a book my mom got me for Christmas. The book is entitled The Dressmaker’s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques by Lynda Maynard. I used her lining/binding technique for skirt panels on both the skirt and sleeves of the dress, thus fulling lining the dress!
Here is an image of the inside of the skirt…