Floral print evening dress
Tanya Carlson made this dress to wear to her store manager, Sara Jackson-Falconer’s, wedding in Central Otago in February 2006. She chauffeured the bride to Peregrine Winery in her silver 1981 XJ6 Jaguar. She wore the dress again to iD Dunedin Fashion Week in 2006 where her finale model wore the bride’s tiered lace dress.
Read more about the history of home sewing in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication Home Sewn.