Basic Wardrobe Pieces by Cheryl

Torso

“Anatomical Vocab”
Floor Length Dress
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

Word play embroidered on a full length dress.

"Anatomical Vocab - Shoulder Detail" Floor Length Dress Black Knit Silk Embroidery

“Anatomical Vocab – Shoulder Detail”
Floor Length Dress
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

Waist

“Waist” (detail)
Floor Length Dress
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

Black Dress

“The Darling Little Black Dress”
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

Sweetly embroidered with little white flowers and the word “bitch,” sewn in black thread.

Black Dress Detail

“The Darling Little Black Dress” (detail)
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

In the Red

“In the Red/In the Hole”
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

Statistics show that women are paid, on average, seventy-two cents for every dollar earned by a man. The higher the wage bracket the wider the disparity.

This dress, simple and appropriate for the work place, has twenty-eight one cent size holes cut out and embroidered in red embroidery thread.

"In the Red/In the Hole" (Sketchbook Notes 1) Black Knit Silk Embroidery

“In the Red/In the Hole” (Sketchbook Notes 1)
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

"In the Red/In the Hole" (Sketchbook Notes 2) Black Knit Silk Embroidery

“In the Red/In the Hole” (Sketchbook Notes 2)
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

"In the Red/In the Hole" (Sketchbook Notes 3) Black Knit Silk Embroidery

“In the Red/In the Hole” (Sketchbook Notes 3)
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

"In the Red/In the Hole" (detail) Black Knit Silk Embroidery

“In the Red/In the Hole” (detail)
Black Knit
Silk Embroidery

Basic dresses made by Mary Margaret Stewart of imanB