On to the fun stuff...!
This was the second project I worked on for the very lovely, fashionably fun Rebecca. She wanted the pink dress Janet wears in the beginning of Rocky Horror Picture Show, as outlined/analyzed by MuffinCupcake, only with a fuller skirt.
The dress is made from light pink poplin and a large gingham print. Bodice is based on a-line dresses from the 1960s with a peter pan collar. The skirt is of the circle variety. The petticoat is a separate piece made out of a circle skirt in a smaller pink gingham print with lots and lots of pink tulle (sewn haphazardly for body). In fact, I had folded the tulle width-wise several times for thicker ruffles when I sewed it to the petticoat base. It ended up too heavy and clumped up the skirt, so I went back through and cut it up to be fluffed more for body and less weight. I was uncertain about how it would lay, but it looks great on!
Check it out in action here on Rebecca's flickr. Note the wonderful accessories, nice circle buckle (which I couldn't for the life of me find one, but Rebecca did!), and hairclips she made herself!