Bias-cut silk organza (2-3 layers) at the top of the bodice, draped in a criss-cross pattern again. This one was just having fun to see how it would look.
The following two are with the same pieces of organza, but with the bias length of fabric at the waist instead of at the top of the bust.
I love the flowery nature of this drape.
This one looks like it should have continued up and into a flowing length of organza or chiffon coming from the shoulder.
You've gotta love bias grain for making fabric work in amazing ways without needing much in the way of seaming!
And for the extent of what can be done with draping, take a look at the finale piece from my graduate collection at university:
I'm looking forward to Christmas being the time when I get to do some work of my own in design - details soon to come!