We are now over the hump (bustle?) with a lot of the tedious figuring out, and have just a few things left to do.
Left to do: Pin up bustle, pleat underskirt, and sew on little leaves on the bodice and overskirt. It will finally be done in the next few days, definitely ready by the weekend.
I have been SO busy lately with Faire and various other things going on that I have fallen a little behind in the picture taking. Currently, I am at my parents house for the weekend, and have brought gown, dress form, and sewing machine to work on while I am away from home.
Here are some photos from yesterday.
side of gown and underskirt. Please note that these are in progress shots and the underskirt has not been pleated yet, or the bustle drawn up. It will be in the final stage. :-)
Full view! I added my little Hendricks hat as I am working for them this weekend. It looks kinda cute in these pics!
The start of the leaves...I am actually really looking forward to this part!