I would like to do a Jumpskirt soon. I'd never heard that term before I got into lolita, but I suppose its just a way of defining a dress with no sleeves!
I've seen a pattern I'd like to try:
So much for finishing old projects... I ended up starting a new one! Its really a practice to see if this new pattern is loli-able. I am thinking if it goes well I might do a sort of tutorial for the alterations required. Some 'in progress' pictures coming soon.
So today I went down to the (not-so-great-part-of-town) Market to have a look for the spotty fabric to alter the strapless dress. They didn't have anything remotely similar so I am thinking about buying fabric online. I haven't done this before as I like to feel the fabric and check the quality before I spend my hard earned pennies. I've been checking out a few sites recently and I've seen some really nice printed cottons. Plus I think this would be a good way to stock up on cheap muslin or similar for prototypes.
I'll add some of these to my shopping lists when I get time.
I think one of my favourite brands for inspiration is Mary Magdalene. Their styles are beautiful and so is their wallpaper! I am thinking it would be nice to have an area to photograph things in this way. I wonder if we have a spare wall somewhere...