It's a combination of these two:
|Janet Arnold's drawing of the Laurel dress, on the left, and an illustration from a 1912 Vogue, on the right.|
Here is my design sketch:
Here is a terrible photo of my fabric. This is a lovely, drapey, plum-colored net with silver beading. It was love at first sight, and I especially adore the scalloped edges. My plan is to use the scalloped edge on both the hem of the over dress and the top of the bodice.
|just pinned on over an almost-finished 50s dress|
And, of course, tassels.
There must be tassels.
You probably all know what shoes I'm planning to wear, but I want to make my Astorias metallic silver (yee!) using the awesome silver Meltonian spray, or the metallic Angelus paints.
|Astorias in silver, please!|