My grandmother has a book about Sisi. When I was a kid, I used to look at the pictures in this book for hours ... and I always dreamed about having a dress like this.
Then I learned how to sew, and was reading sewing blogs and message boards on the internet - and there were so many women sewing dresses from this era. And now I'm going to fulfull this dream for myself. Well, not exactly, I'm not doing a crinoline, but a bustle dress - and I'm having so much fun that I'm very sure that this is not the last one!
The inspiration was a dress I found at the wonderful site of Lorkande (unfortunateley for English speakers, the site is in German):
|pictures: Lorkande, Laughing Moon, Truly Victorian|
So - stay tuned for more updated on this big project!
//These are the posts of the individual pieces of clothing for this projects. I will update this post with the links when I publish the detailed posts: