What are you most proud of? Jessie first approached me about making a skirt pattern. The songket is a set of rectangle of fabric and a sash. I convinced her that we could make a bodice as well, but we would have to use the sash in unique way to complete the skirt. The rectangle was not wide enough to make a full skirt. I figured out a solution by making a wrap dresss with the closures in the back! The sash became the back of the skirt, and I draped it in a way to show slits in the back, playing off of a more classic bustle shape. The dress came out just as jessie had hoped, and showcased the beautiful, unique fabric. It is not only a wedding dress, but a symbol of Dan's family history, as well as the merging of cultures.
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