Thursday, December 11, 2008

Pleasue Principle inspired DiY

After seeing this collection by Pleasure Principle, I wanted something similar with out forking out the hundreds of dollars.  I was going for the tank dress (it's black on the web site) with the drapy back and large knot, but as my projects usualy do, it ended up taking a diffrent turn. It ended up turning into more of a cape front drapey back thing.   I really love how it turned out and I can't wait to wear it. 

I started out by tracing another tank dress and tee that I had for the basic shape.

This is the pleating in the back of the drape
Front view before I knew i was turning into a capeish dress. 
Finished project on my dress form

And on me, in the mirror, looking It's really not as unflattering as it appears to be here, I look about twice my size in these photos.   


TreeBed said...

looks great! I like seeing the stages of its progress too!

Pretty Pirate said...

thanks man!

eliza jane said...

wow! it looks awesome!!