Thursday, 5 May 2011

Royal Wedding - Sasha joins the fun !

The beautiful Bridesmaid dresses at the Royal Wedding really inspired me to make one for Sasha to enjoy.  After making my interfacing draft the first test gown is done.  I have used Silk Dupion that has good body and drapes well for the box pleats.  From the angle of the box pleats on the original dresses I believe the skirt to be cut from a circle but because this takes a considerable amount of fabric and Silk is expensive I have done mine on the straight instead.

Now that I know the pattern works and fits well I will make the final dress in Ivory Silk with a light gold sash. The main points of these beautiful little dresses are; box pleated skirts and box pleated capped and cuffed sleeves to match.  The skirt has an under lace where just the scallops peep out.  The back closure is button & loops and the finishing Sash has front pleats opening out to a large bow at the back and draped pointed ends. I have tried to incorporate all these things;

This pattern will be added to the June SashaSecrets Magazine as a bonus pattern.  I will also draft one for Sasha Toddlers/Baby and attemp the Uniform for Gregor - this will be my biggest challenge :o).

It will be for sale next week, contact me at if you are interested.


  1. stunning...oh. so pretty!

    You did a great job, Gloria!

  3. This is wonderful Gloria, you have whipped this pattern and dress up so quickly. Can't wait for the next edition of Sasha Secrets.


  4. Lovely dress...well done, Gloria!

  5. have wonderful talent! The beautiful fabric makes the dress stunning. Thanks for showing us:)

  6. it very nice can l buy this

  7. Beautiful. I have loved the past issues of "Sasha Secrets" and am anxiously awaiting further issues.

  8. Beautiful job Gloria, your a wizard at design...can't wait to see the pattern.