Mad men time! My peggy dress is complete. My inspiration is taken from Peggy's appearance in episode 2 of series 2. Peggy is at a party and getting pretty friendly with a man called Eugene. He asks Peggy to go back to his place to which she replies 'I'm in the persuasion business, and frankly I'm disappointed with your presentation'. She then walks out. Pretty impressive eh?
Anyway my main motivation for making this dress was the fabric. I just loved the floral print. This is not the dress I had planned. This is what I planned to make;
I set on a mission to find the floral fabric. Let's say it took a little bit longer than I expected!! I daren't say how long. Fortunately I found what I was looking for in a UK online shop called 'always knitting and sewing'. It's a great shop and offers fast and cheap postage.
Anyway before I go into more detail this is my dress;