Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Final Draping Project

Last semester, my final project for my draping class, was to drap a 14th-15th Century garment. I have always had a fascination for Queen Elizabeth and for some reason, I thought that I would be able to drape the pattern for this dress:


I had to make a cardboard joke of a farthingale and after much pleating and pinning I was finished. This was the end result (I have yet to make the actual pattern from the muslin pieces):