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Gingham Ballgown

Gingham Ballgown

The Gingham ballgown sketch. This was to be a Victorian, Southern Belle style gown taking inspiration from the photographs of this era. This is th...
Gingham Shirt Dress

Gingham Shirt Dress

 Sketch of the gingham shirt dress. The classic shirtwaister in baby pink made extra cute with a full mini skirt and frothy tulle petticoat.  Mak...
Vichy Wiggle Dress

Vichy Wiggle Dress

  The Gingham Vichy dress sketch. Pure hourglass wiggle dress with longer midi length and draping from my gingham women research.    Inspired by ...
Good Girl Bad Girl Dress

Good Girl Bad Girl Dress

Introducing the Good Girl / Bad girl gingham dress. Based on the idea of gingham weaving good and evil, light and dark together. This dress is fu...
The Gingham Girls

The Gingham Girls

Just 18 of the women from my research into gingham throughout history and today. The women who wore it, picked it and wove it. The cotton pickers ...
Fabric of The World Dress

Fabric of The World Dress

  Introducing the 'fabric of the world' dress. Designed from my research into gingham. This dress is hand draped over the bodice taking inspiratio...
Gingham Collection - Fabric of the World Dress

Gingham Collection - Fabric of the World Dress

The first sketch from the gingham collection.  A combination of discovering so much about gingham, developing the designs and being incredibly b...
Gingham

Gingham

Gingham check or stripe originates from Malaysia and was imported to Europe and America in the 1700s. The Masai people have worn it for in traditon...