My inspiration: the garden--the source of it all, my roots, my teacher. While working in the garden, I found myself mesmerized by the beauty of the Annabelle hydrangea--bold with a touch of refined grace dancing over the top of a symmetrical and crisp Korean Boxwood hedge.
I imagined myself sprouting out of the hydrangea, straight from the soil, into a beautiful, intriguing flower, and from there the idea for a floral dress took hold.
As I balanced my vision and reality, many factors came into play-- volume, flow, movement, weight, preservation, freshness, and transportation.
How to Make a Floral Skirt: 3 Steps
1. The Foundation
This dress was a transformation of a petticoat thanks to my handy-man husband, crafty mother-in-la...