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marie antoinette progress

Spent the day making pleats and sewing pleats. Also got my stays cut and mostly assembled. I still need twill tape for the boning. This is over my smaller hoops for the Robe de Style and Reinette. Still needs some careful shaping.

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marie antoinette progress

Well semi progress! I have the petticoat cut and partially sewn, even braved using a hemming foot! But I have run out of thread. But I do have a nice amount of cotton sateen, slightly heavy, to line my bodice with which is a huge relief! I need to wash it to soften but it’s …

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today

I have decided on a Rococo theme for my birthday as an excuse to wear my Marie Antoinette Rocket Gown because a picnic in a pretty garden sounds perfect 🙂 So I need all the undergarments and I also need to test the pattern for the swag drapes 🙂 To do this I’m finally starting …

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not secret project progress

I’ve been inspired to remake some older projects. I have not really gotten over my darling Boo passing so fast and so cruelly, and it has reflected in hesitation and putting off personal projects. Health obviously has played a part with fatigue being ever so much worse in the last two years (compounded by not …

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on a personal side

I’ve been trying to get good rest, and try and get out of the fatigue loop. But sleep is back to being full of dreams that are stressful. So last night I had a dream about little Sam, my childhood kitty, and that I couldn’t find my Boo. So I was crying in my sleep …

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reinspired

I may not have an event but I just plotted the idealised layout of a fair amount of diamantes. At least 8 different kinds, plus three kinds of heat set. Oh and then there are the flat sew on. okay. But it’s just kind of fun to think about. Though unpicking a whole lot of …

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SNAP works again

I cross post to DW for many reasons and DW recently changed things and the plugin hadn’t been able to work so now it does 🙂 What to share. Well. I’m an active 501st member again 🙂 It took 3 hours from first wig cap, to last touch of paint,which probably took longer as I …

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up early watching rebels

I did find a dark grey fabric. It may not be dark enough but I’m making the tunic and gauntlets and will figure that out later. There is a big difference between concept and final model. So it’ll be double layered and that means a lot of pinning today .   Just pressed the Elsa …

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actual progress

Genuine real Ahsoka Tano progress! I wasn’t sure if our oven would be reliable to bake my leather armour in. I wasn’t sure if the curves would flatten out while on the trays and I wasn’t sure it would be under 60C but over 50C to get the pieces steaming but not scalding. But it …

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busy busy

While putting some more latex on Ahsoka and wetforming the knee cops I got a call to do a photoshoot today. Was able to put it off til tomorrow 🙂 It’s for the Herald article that I did a short interview for 🙂 So I’ve tidied up most of the issues with my frock, just …

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