I’ve joined to a new game where I have to repeat one outfit from a couturier. I’ve chosen Badgley Mischka corset dress from Fall 2015 RTW collection with beads’ embroidery, a mermaid silhouette skirt and draperies just because I would like to try luneville embroidery and to solve a secret of its draperies.
Fabric and beads
I’ve found and watched a lot of tutorials about how to make a tambour embroidery but it seems that it harder in the real than in the tutorials :)
I’ve started the beads’ embroidery on the corset.
I’ve finished the embroidery at this step because I had to sew the corset first, then carry on the embroidery.
Before I started to embroider the top drapes I bought 2 bead packs extra. When I started to embroider the right top drape I faced that my transparent thread I used for embroidery was running out! I found a fishing thread, thin as the transparent thread. So I decided to try it first and, fortunately, I liked the result. Then I continued the embroidery with the fishing thread.
All my embroideries are done, and I can start sewing.
Next I sewed the side seams and the back seam.
After that I attached the back drape to the lower back skirt part and sewed both back parts together.
Then I folded the side drapes and basted them to the skirt’s side details.
Time came to sew the skirt’s front detail with the side details.
Then I sewed the back skirt detail and basted the top drapes. Ok, the skirt is finished now.
I didn’t take pictures how I sewed the skirt and the corset together – it’s so ordinary! You may see the finished Badgley Mischka dress here.