Click to enlarge. Top row left: front view. Right: train. Bottom row left: wearing at Dress U 2013. Right: also wearing at Dress U 2013.
Pattern: Folkwear 215 Empire Dress
Fabric and Materials: The white fashion fabric is Target Shabby Chic curtains, lined with linen, the train is made from cotton velveteen, lined with cotton broadcloth, rayon blend gold braid trim, sequins, cotton and silk thread
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Notes: Made spring 2013. I modified the Folkwear pattern to make it front closing with a waistband. I draped the train without a pattern. The bodice was hand sewn, but the skirt seams and the train were done by machine.