I finished my Mad Men dress!
Here’s my version of Joan Holloway, Sew Country Chick Style!
Oh my goodness, this is going to be a lot of work!!!
Darling, I’m ready for my martini now!
I made this dress from a yard and a half of cotton stretch woven floral fabric I bought at Mood in Hollywood.
I was inspired by a floral scoop necked dress that looked so good on Joan Holloway.
I didn’t make a pattern and instead draped the design on my dress form . To see how I draped this dress you can visit this post here.
Here are a few more details about it:
It has a slot zipper on the side, a couture technique I learned from the Claire Schaeffer book Couture Sewing.
It has a hand sewn bias tape neck facing, another technique I read about in the book.
All the hems are hand sewn.
Here as my inspiration photos: