We had to match the textures and colours of dozen of various laces. But there was another difficulty. This gown had to reveal the shoulders and at the same time to be very wide at the hemline. These two opposite things are quite complicated to combine.
"The work was very scrupulous. I cut out the details, some of them I sewed together. I soaked and rinsed them well and then began handmade pleating. I felt like a washing-bear and a small snail that slowly and painstakingly climbs Mount Fuji." (C) Kate