THE WORLD AT WAR - 1910-1919
Scrap fabric flowers are created. Couture draping techniques add fashion flair to a straight skirt.
As the First World War began, supplies became scarce. Women joined the workforce as men fought overseas. Fashions became less restrictive, bustles disappeared and the silhouette became sleeker. Designers used scraps for embellishment and manipulated fabric to create design details. Rebecca Kemp Brent shows how to create beautiful scrap fabric flowers. Angela Wolf uses couture draping techniques to add fashion flair to a straight skirt.