1. A fabric band added to a ready-made pashmina.
2. Machine embroidery added to the band of fabric before it is attached.
3. Silk ribbons trimming the fabric for a neat finish and a color coordinated accent.
You may be curious about the actual pashminas. I hunted for the best quality I could find for the book projects and came across a website called The Pashmina Store where I found exquisite silk blend pashminas. They are pricey but beautiful. In search of a more economical option I found the navy one online. Though it's a bit heavier it is none-the-less soft and drapey. CLICK HERE for step by step instructions for this elegant wrap and you'll find out where I purchased the navy wrap. You can re-watch this show HERE on my YouTube channel.
In the beginning she shows the dress printed directly onto the dress fabric - no paper and no pattern! You may wonder how this came to be. Apparently, Spoonflower fabric printing company once offered this option in partnership with Sprout Patterns. As of this posting, this service has been discontinued. You can read more HERE.
If you would like to watch this segment you'll find it HERE, on the KS Productions YouTube channel. Click on the image with Meg's photo for her detailed instructions for the two piece outfit.