Another of the dresses I really liked from the Dior exhibit at the Glenbow Museum was Audacieuse – a four-piece day-dress from the spring/summer 1955 “A” line. The outfit includes a corset petticoat combination, skirt, and two tops. Continue reading
One of the gowns I loved from the Dior exhibit at the Glenbow Museum was the Rose France evening gown from the Fall/Winter 1947 Corolle line. It’s made of silk satin.
The shaping of the bodice drape is lucious – though the hip gathers don’t do much for me…
I found the strange pleat or seam at the hem very odd – was this original? Did the owner put it in? It seems like a very odd place to hem the dress, and very odd to have just one pleat if it was a design feature.
The gown was one of many in a room dedicated to gowns.
The back of the gown was particularly intriguing to me – those large buttons, and the contrasting skirt…
See more photos from this exhibit by clicking the Dior tag.
My recent posts have been about miniature furniture that I’ve made for my doll-collecting friend. (Don’t worry, this isn’t a secret project! I’m not ruining a surprise by posting here!)
I saw these really cute two-shelf tables on Pinterest (looking at all the miniatures has started to fill up my Pinterest feed with more minis…) from 1 inch minis by Kris, and decided to make some myself. While she does offer a pattern, it wasn’t in a laser-cutter friendly format, so I re-drafted it in Adobe Illustrator, making a shelf, legs, base, and top. Continue reading
Over the past few weeks I’ve showed off some little miniature furniture I made for my doll-collecting friend, for her to use in her doll display dioramas. When I was made with the items I’d designed and drafted, I had some wooden pieces left over, and decided to make a few more small things, including this triangle-shaped stand.