I Sewed myself the Strawberry Dress (But Made it Regency) | Red Dress from Emma 2020 | VA Mesh Dress



In this video, I draft a regency dress pattern using the draping method on a home made dress form, digitize the embroidery on computer software, stitch it out on an embroidery machine using dissolvable interfacing/stabilizer, then sew up the dress. I also show the undergarments involved with traditional regency dress. I also partake in a photoshoot with some very talented artists.

This video was sponsored in part by @babylocksewing , with whom I’m a Baby Lock Ambassador.
Machines Used:
Embroidery – Baby Lock Venture
Serger – Baby Lock Victory
Sewing – Baby Lock Soprano
Digitizing Software Palette 11

Red Mesh dress based on the one at the Museum of Victoria and Albert https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O13823/evening-dress-unknown/
Strawberries inspired by the Lirika Matoshi dress at https://lirikamatoshi.com/products/strawberry-midi-dress
Strawberries digitized from an extant at the Cooper Hewitt useum: https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18318517/

A giant thank you to the people who helped make the photoshoot possible:
Lindsey Hinderer who took the photographs https://www.instagram.com/lindseyhindererportraits/
Malorie Harris who did the hair and make up: https://www.instagram.com/hair.makeupbymalorie/
Elise Sowgrace who helped Lindsey with the shoot: https://www.instagram.com/elise.sowgrace/
Anna of LittleBitGerman who laced me into the gown and also helped take the shots of the photoshoot: https://www.instagram.com/littlebitgerman/

Materials for the gown:
Dress form: https://patterns.bootstrapfashion.com/
Fabric: https://www.silkbaron.com/Default.asp
Thread: Tire Silk Thread 50wt
Stabilizer: @Babylocksewing dissolvable stabilizer
Notions: Burnley and Trowbridge

Getting Dressed Sequence:
Corset: Red Threaded @redthreaded
Shift: Shop Beyond Time https://www.etsy.com/shop/ShopBeyondTime?ref=search_shop_redirect
Petticoat: Shop Beyond Time https://www.etsy.com/shop/ShopBeyondTime?ref=search_shop_redirect
Stockings and Shoes: @americanduchess
Makeup: Chanel

Music from Artlist

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