This shows a bodice done by someone else which shows an example of ruching. Ruching can be used throughout the entire dress and not just the bodice but it gives a good shape around the bust and gives a little extra volume.
Squirrel made from glove. I bought grey gloves today for Hopefully they will be transformed into a little grey squirrel within the month. Toooooo many projects on my plate, but I want to get to the squirrel sooner than later