Monday, December 21, 2009


The semester is finally done! Breathe. Rest. Relax. The last few weeks were especially hectic. Since we had several final projects due the last week, I devised a strategy to work on one project at a time and check it off the list, in order to entirely focus on my term garment at the end. I actually had projects done a week in advance. My friend, Anna, called me "the most productive procrastinator" she knew. But it worked! 

Since I was so focused on school, the fact that Christmas was right around the corner was completely lost on me. However, we got our first snow in New York and it was magical! Now it seems a lot more like Christmas. It started off as a little dusting of flakes and then it turned into SNOW as indicated in the photos below. 

The culmination: Term Garment. I started off dreading this project. I'm generally not extremely interested in evening gowns so I wasn't too excited to make one. The one thing that had me interested was my idea to do a side cowl in a stripe fabric. When I saw this fabric, it was so unique that I was instantly drawn to it. My original sketch seemed a lot more elegant but the fabric transformed the dress into something completely different. Some people do elegant, some do sexy... I suppose I do edgy. In the end, I am really proud of myself for making a garment from start to finish, without instructions and with proper finishing techniques. Merry Christmas and Happy Term Garment!

1 comment:

  1. ohmygarsh! I love the dress! and those shoulder details! guhgunk goes my heart!