Fun fact: there’s no good way to level all of these hem layers except to sit on the floor and pin, pin, pin. Yay. Worth it, though.
L ace layered guimpe is finished! How is it that the simplest of ideas become so…complicated? An antique lace scarf was repurposed for this, mounted on bobbinette, then I had the bright idea to appliqué more old lace to that. By hand. The whole thing. Call me crazy 🤪
Don’t you just love to spend rainy Saturdays doing a little hand sewing? I sure do! ❤️
Big reveal in a few days…check my IG stories for progress!
Silk satin trimmed organza pleating sitting on my work table looking like fairy wings.
For inspiration…My current BFF. Extant 1890s Bridal Chic complete with original bust padding. American made…she’s a jewel. 😄