This prototype involves an investigation into lacing objects together to create form, specifically a wedding dress which embodies traditional elements of bridal wear including pleating, tulle, ribbon detailing and lacing.
final outcome of second wedding dress:
(not put on the mannequin properly as the lacing takes forever)
Eyelet machine to create holes for lacing:
With tulle draped over:
Creating the ruffles/pleats in the tulle:
Pinning the tulle on the dress:
Sewing the tulle down and final ribbon: