Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Halter style gown
>I make Civil War dresses, and gowns.
> Thanks again.. now if I could have some guidance on
> drafting a halter
> style evening gown with a hoop skirt the size of
Take any halter top that you like, square the waist,
and pleat a skirt on to the top... Walla, easy as pie.
4 1/2 yards will cover a 6 bone hoop O.K. But your
skirt will move like a bell.
5 1/2 your starting to get the Cinderella look.
And 6 to 7 gives you the skirt the size of Texas,
When you move the fabric floats, and it gives a very
nice graceful effect.
I have also found that by adding a petticoat or two
over the hoop. Gives a very soft loft look, and that
helps to enhannce the floating effect of a skirt with
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