Isn’t this just a beautiful dress? Love the colors, love the silk gauze fabric, love the cut of the dress.
Don’t love the $170+ price tag and from product reviews, the miniscule waist would create fitting (if not breathing) difficulties.
But, apparently someone was smiling down on me… I found the dress – in a size 0 (Really? A size 0? Is that a size or in the mathematical/logical sense – a complete lack of size???) for $10 because someone had broken the zipper.
The dress contained lots of fabric because of the waist pleats – so I decided to make New Look 6466 – which had a similar bodice.
I used the existing hem, parts of the existing bodice fronts and the existing ties. Cut the skirt, the bodice back and new straps, and pieced the bodice fronts.
After several fitting and re-fitting efforts (the pattern reviews are correct – the pattern runs large and big around), the top was complete.
After seeing these photos, I guess the top is not complete. Even with a camisole underneath, the skirt of the top is too sheer.
I shall have to see if The Stash holds any voile or light weave to line the skirt.