The Making of a Silk Dress Coat – Part 5: Mother of the Bride

  Diamante Embellishments: This Mother of the Bride silk dress coat is now nearly finished! Last thing to do is to add the diamante embellishments before the final sewing. I only put a few on as I didn’t want to over-power the hand painted silk.

The Making of a Silk Dress Coat – Part 4: Sewing the Coat

The planning, painting and embroidery are done – now it’s sewing time!

The Making of a Silk Dress Coat – Part 3: Hand Embroidery

After painting the silk taffeta for the dress coat, I’m ready to begin adding extra detail with some hand embroidery.