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sewing day

I wound up breaking out the overlocker all day instead of working on horns. Which was probably wise. The rain is still leaving everything damp so curing would be risky. So I zipped around the edges of my Worth sunburst skirt (the satin is so perfectly buttery that it was just nice to do!) and …

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wedding gown musings

Sierra Boggess shared this image yesterday and can you see what has made me so excited? The fabric is thin. Well fairly thin- the flash and angle allows us to see her skin across the arm while the fabric looks more opaque closer to the armscye (where the fabric turns and follows the curve of …

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HANNIBAL DONE!

HANNIBAL DONE! by michaela de bruce, September 27, 2014 Except not because my boning poked through (so was removed) and I need to move the seams to actually work with the curves I do have and with the non curves. The boning sticks away from my waist, so I also need to knuckle down and …

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ELISSA HEM

ELISSA HEM by michaela de bruce, September 18, 2014 Small section left to fill plus a couple of filligree pieces on the top of the red band. And stones. But once the tabs are tacked in place.

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ELISSA SKIRT

ELISSA SKIRT by michaela de bruce, September 18, 2014 Reminding myself of how this will look finished so it is worth being worked on.

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NOT EVEN RESISTING ANY MORE.

NOT EVEN RESISTING ANY MORE.. by michaela de bruce, September 23, 2014 So that red wig? Guess who has gotten her Carlotta on? Inspired, yes, by Rachel Anne Moore’s interpretation (inspired by la Divina, Maria Callas) but also because the red dress Danielle Everette wore in Carlotta Side Story was just the most glamorous version …

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FOR THE PHANTOM FANS:

FOR THE PHANTOM FANS: by michaela de bruce, September 8, 2014 Adelina Patti as Marguerite! From Images of Show Business From the Theatre Museum (v 384?) ed .James Fowler, Methuen, London. Jean-Baptiste Faure as Mephistopheles and Mario as Faust.

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ELISSA/HANNIBAL BODICE TRIAL

ELISSA/HANNIBAL BODICE TRIAL by michaela de bruce, September 3, 2014 Angel of music, Your final warning, Stay away from my mind. Angel of music I have a court order, And I have friends in Star Wars. Sorry, my costume wardrobe behind is just Mina and All The Star Wars props. If she knows Shae, Erik, …

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ELISSA TEXT UPDATE

ELISSA TEXT UPDATE by michaela de bruce, August 26, 2014 I have bound the top and bottom with gold ribbon and the belt is actually looking good 🙂 So I’ll see if I can line all those applique pieces so they also look nice when taken off 🙂 Cold of heck is still here so I am …

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ELISSA/HANNIBAL BODICE

ELISSA/HANNIBAL BODICE by michaela de bruce, August 26, 2014 Front and back views of the upper applique snapped in place and the belt and lower appliques pinned in place. I decided I did like the twisted braid after all and I’ll probably do a mix of Aussie and US styles here too: big stones and …

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