Today I am excited to be able to share with you the project that kept me occupied for the last month. I made dresses for a group of beautiful women to wear in their international hula competition that took place this past Saturday at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. This annual event is called Ku Mai Ka Hula. It features dancers from Japan and Hawaii. Dancers perform traditional and modern hulas, individually and/or with a group. Besides being impressed with the skill of the dancers, I was also amazed to see that each group or individual who danced had their own live music. Sometimes it was just one person with their instrument and other times it was a small band. What a lot of coordination and practice had to be employed to make this 5 hour event come together successfully. These sweet gals blessed me with a ticket to attend. Thank you! I truly enjoyed watching you all perform, and wish I could have stayed for the entire event!
The dresses were based off of Simplicity 1914.
|New Sleeve Shape|
|Example of lengthened bodice piece.|
Congratulations to you all!!!