Ballgown 11/30/13

Here is my original sketch:


Inspired by the color and rich embroidery of Bollywood films, I created this gown for her.

The underskirt is purple silk, the overskirt is embroidered tulle over a green satin lining.    In front, the skirt is decorated with two small jeweled hummingbirds.

It has a small detachable train in back.

One thing I did not finish is the back lacing.  I seem to be out of grommets at the moment….

It’s a pity that my camera just could not capture the true shiny glorious-ness of this gown!  The embroidery has a ton of beads and spangles and really catches the light.

I may add a sash as in the original sketch…if it goes well with the hummingbirds.

While in LA earlier this year, I found the perfect mask.