Thanks to Cate for this idea. This roughly describes what I’m up to, today….
“….. making fancy pillows from wedding gown……..”
It’s not my wedding gown – I never had a flouncy posh wedding gown! A colleague gave hers to me and asked me to make something. This is what I’ve done so far….
I’ve cut lots of six inch squares from the main fabric. I’ve done some fabric manipulation techniques on some, to give them texture, and removed bits of lace and sequins from the bodice to add to other squares.
I laid all the squares I’ve made on the floor to choose the best way to arrange them.
I’ve sewed 24 squares together so now it’s the size of a pillow case.
I’m trying to decide whether to add a frilled edge, made from some of the tuille underskirt material. I haven’t attached it yet – I think it will be too flouncy.
What do you think?