Saturday, January 23, 2016

Multicolored "Cotton Candy" Formal Dress {DIY}




This is my first formal dress (if you want to call it that) I've ever made for myself. I love it so much and I used so many tedious strategies that really paid off in the end. I was inspired by cotton candy for the colors. In a way, I kind of feel like this is something Melanie Martinez would wear!

Materials:
8 yards of tulle
6 yards of cotton
A zipper
Sewing Machine
Iron

Here's the complete video on how I made this two-piece:

More Pictures:







Things I would change in this design:
If I made this dress again, I wouldn't put the yellow and green tulle next to each other on the skirt. It was really hard to see the two different colors.
Since the shirt had almost 20 different pieces on it, I would make sure I iron every piece before sewing it together. It would give it a neater look.

Fortunately, I didn't end up going to this formal dance! :) I probably wouldn't have enjoyed it anyway.

Thank you!