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Adding long sleeves
The only option offered by the pattern was short sleevesn with pleated sleeve caps.
I wanted some dramatic bishop sleeves over a long cuff.
I eliminated the pleated sleeve caps by matching the pleat lines and drawing the new sleeve cap.
I followed this easy tutorial to draft the bishop sleeve, based on the existing sleeve pattern.
The cuff was simply drafted with the height I wanted.
A winter Fisterra
Instead of fully lining the dress, I drafted facings for the neckline.
I also slightly lowered the shirred waistband to reach my narural waist.
There’s a Frozen vibe, isn’t it?!?