Gathering Breeze dress. So pretty. Love the lace bodice and lightweight skirt. It's actually modal, easier to care for than some of the silk dresses Anthro has, I bet! The bodice is a nice cotton lace (hard to find at JoAnn or other regular fabric stores).
I was so inspired by this dress that while I was thinking about what to wear to my bridal shower (my maid of honor planned it all, but I knew the color scheme was white, green, and pink!), I really wanted something like it myself.
Lucky me, I was at my mom's house where she had some beautiful 100% cotton lace from Home Sew, a mail order discount supplier she uses for her business. She also had some pretty pink stretch stuff for the skirt!
I used my old fave pattern for the bodice and only one panel of the extra-wide skirt fabric. I didn't go for the corset/bustier style on the bodice--it seemed too lingerie-like (and it's harder and I don't have an exact pattern).
I made the dress in two or three hours. It was fun and fast! And I really love it.
And it was perfect for the pretty tea party-themed shower my bridesmaids threw me! See the pretty table...
Robin, on the right, organized the shower and it was at Shauna's house (she's on the left). I was so touched by everything they did!
Robin even made a "Congratulations Suzannah" banner out of paper doilies!
I felt cute and had fun in the dress for the whole party. It even went with the gifts and games!
Ha ha! It was a very fun shower and I loved the girly pink and lace of the dress with the tea party theme.