I went to your blog to see the white dress, and oh my....I sighed deeply, savoring each picture.
SEW beautiful! Your bullion roses are perfection, and really make the embroidery stand out
as special...and of course nothing says heirloom like white batiste. What a blessing
for the special little girl who gets to wear this dress!
As I read a little of your comments, I noticed you mentioned not using 100% cotton because of
the cost. I completely understand....some cotton batistes are outrageously priced. But I've
discovered voile and cotton for sale online from companies like fabric.com, and others....ebay too,
and only paid around $4 a yard (give or take). The quality was surprisingly good which made me
wonder why I thought I had to pay at LEAST $15 a yard for batiste. Just wanted to share that
thought with you.
I think some poly batiste's are lovely, yours certainly turned out nice, but
for some of the heirloom sewing I've done it's easier to achieve what I'm going for with all