December 21, 2012

Mannequin in Black...


 I have been busy with the other dress form and I decided to make this one a little more sophisticated.

I kept the colours to black and  silver and added in some "Bling" for good measure.

I have used Gilding flakes on her right shoulder and in areas along the bottom of the form ...  and in those areas I have added in the Diamante swirls from Want2Scrap

I also used them to decorate the base along with some black and white flowers  from Wild Orchid Crafts

There is a spotty bow along the base too for an extra touch.

Then I made a tulle underskirt and edged it with black lace.

I used some Velcro dots  to fasten it in place around the waist of the dress form.

But it needed more ... and in my stash I found some black material that would be perfect for what I wanted.

So over the top of the underskirt I made a black over-skirt.

I edged the waistband with black ribbon and added in the bow to one side, and put a Diamante in the centre to cover the knot.

This skirt was also held in place using the small Velcro dots.

I made it so that the lace to the underskirt would be showing as I thought that was a pretty touch.

 Now all ladies need a hat and so here is the one to go with this dress form.

For this I have used the same material as the skirt... the same flowers and spotted ribbon but on this I have added in some feathers.

And so here she is all dressed up  ... and this is another one that I am very pleased with.

I have already been asked how the hat was made and so that will be in a video ...  coming soon !!

Anyway now I need to concentrate on Christmas because believe it or not I still have NOT got a turkey.

I will be catering for my family that day and they all like turkey with all the trimmings.


So if I don't get the chance to post again before the big day I would like to wish you all a very
Merry Christmas  

Hugs xx






6 comments:

  1. Fabulous Mannequins - and a Very Merry Christmas to you and A Happy New Year too:-)

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  2. Oh wow, elegant and gorgeous, Christina!! You decorated it beautifully!! I love, love it!! Have a great weekend :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. WOW this is stunning love it! hope you and your family have a lovely Christmas and a happy new year! hugs Amanda

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  4. Christina, you always blow me away with your creativity! I think you got my portion, too. LOL! So thankful, though, that you are willing to share with those of us who need a little help. ;) The dress forms are fabulous! Hope you have a lovely Christmas and a blessed New Year!

    Melinda
    USA

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  5. Very elegant...beautifully decorated!
    Now go hunt down a turkey!!!
    Have a lovely Christmas.
    Sarah xxx

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  6. Wow! another pretty dress form and this one is different than the other one. Love what you can do with
    the feathers you use. They always look so nice. A very merry Christmas to you and yours and a blessed new yeaR.

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