The true trend of this season in women's fashion can rightly be considered flounces on dresses, blouses, sundresses. Many people see so-called “frills” in flounces. These lovely and dazzling details perfectly emphasize femininity, special style and elegance of the image. Flounces look great on short summer dresses, and cocktail, as well as evening long. The dress with frills has several advantages: it gives visually volume in the right places (chest or hips) and makes the dress not so ordinary, but original and interesting.Today there is a huge variety of variations of flounces (volume, size, color and position). A popular trend is a dress with a flounce on the shoulders. The pattern on such a dress is so simple that every girl can sew it and look beautiful at the right moment.
Dress with shuttlecock on the shoulders - the trend of this season
This version of the dress is distinguished by a special original presentation and originality. As the shuttlecocks will fall in one second or another - it is impossible to predict, because the resulting image will not look trite. Choosing a dress with frills with open shoulders, you can be sure - this outfit is perfect for special occasions in the summer, warm season.The width of the drapery in this case can be very different, starting with 5 cm and more. The main thing to take into account one thing: if the choice fell on a short dress, where the shuttlecocks are located in the neck, then the figure of the owner of this outfit should be slim.
Long dresses, cut with frills - feminine option for exquisite fashionistas
Girls who prefer long dresses and skirts will especially like a dress with frills to the floor. The cut of such dresses is universal: it can be suitable for both full and thin girls. Also, on long dresses, flounces are located along the neckline, although there are also exclusive options, where such drapery can be made on the waist and along the vertical line to the side from the shoulder. Such outfits can be for special ceremonial exits, and for ordinary summer walks. A dress with frills of a long cut can be maxi (to the floor, or the so-called length “to the floor”), as well as to the ankles - the most convenient option.
Dress with drapery on one shoulder
Drapery, as mentioned earlier, can be placed differently in the most unexpected places, but if we talk about the romantic and feminine option, it is worth mentioning the options for one shoulder. A dress with a flounce on the shoulders of an asymmetrical cut and on one side is the most common option. The most popular colors for such dresses are shades of red, blue and white. As for the drawings on the dress, now at the peak of its popularity of lace. Such inserts (contrasting to the color of the base material) look very romantic.
There are a huge variety of flounces, and having decided what kind of design the future dress will have, you need to learn more about how the wave is made on the dress, what is its main feature and uniqueness.
We sew a dress with beautiful flounces
It is important to understand one very important characteristic of such a drapery. A shuttlecock is a strip of cloth of a certain width, which waves in itself. In this case, the inner edge is even and sewn to the base of the dress, but the upper one is excited.
You can get such cutting only by cutting out a strip of fabric using a special technology. The most commonly used technique is a “bagel”, but the “spiral” technique is also used.
Two circles are drawn on the fabric, forming a bagel, which is then cut out and looks like a strip with waves. The main thing in this case is to correctly calculate the size and diameter of the circle, in order to sew a beautiful dress with a flounce on the shoulders. Pattern on such a style usually contains all these mathematical calculations, but if we speak briefly about the size and radius, then we will open a little secret. If the area of the dress where the shuttle should be sewn is 60 cm, then the length of the shuttle should be that way. To do this, draw an inner circumference of 60 cm in a donut in a donut. Now when the size of the shuttle has been calculated and a drapery strip is cut out, all that remains is to sew the rest of the dress with the shuttlecock nicely. The pattern, depending on the length of the dress, will vary, but finding a great option is easy on the net.
The Internet clearly in the pictures are presented as the most simple options (for 30 minutes of work), as well as complex design patterns that will have to work hard.
Little tips from great professionals
Asking how to sew a dress with a flounce, you need to know that any new is a long forgotten old. This is all to the fact that the shuttlecocks strongly resemble ruffles, but due to the special location, greater width and new design ideas, they again gained their popularity among the masses. To choose the style of the future dress with such drapery, it is worth considering the additional volume that these peculiar ruffles will give.
If you want to make smooth shuttlecocks, small, then the radius of the inner circle should be large. If on the contrary, you want to get the maximum waves on the strips, then you should choose a small radius of the inner circle.
Looking great is easy if you wear a dress with special drapery.
This season has pleased fashionistas with really original and new design ideas. Inspired by the Couturier ruffles, they invented a completely new version of drapery, which again swept the fashion world. Long dresses, short cocktail dresses with frills can be chosen for any body shape and body, especially since the pattern for such outfits is simple. Everyone can sew a light, romantic and feminine dress for herself, all that remains is to take measurements of the figure, think up the style with frills and find some free time.