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More helmet progress

More helmet progress October 13, 2014 admin The textured centre and main strapping resolened in place.

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Elsa new fabrics

Charmeuse at the top (closer to the colour in the flash) new softer but strong net on the right, power net on the left and three Shimmer Sheetz on the bottom: Forgot the link: http://www.ecraftdesigns.com/collections/shimmer-sheetz/products/blue-iris-3-pack In large sheets like this it’s a bit floppy but easy to cut. I’ve tested a small rectangle. It’s pretty pliable …

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New Elsa fabric :)

Grabbed some photos (ELissa tiara on the top there) without flash and with flash. Without is much closer to the real colour than with: I mean I’d prefer it like it is with the flash… but hey, interference green pigment? I have and here it is tested on the top of the sequins (on the …

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Elsa on the stand :)

I haven’t snarfled photos from A. or N. yet so dress on the stand is the best 😉 The full gown:   The front half of the gown: Fabric used, with flash and without. Lovely stretch (crosswise) charmeuse from Moreland and some fairy organza that was yellow/iridescent but went nude/iridescent after a wash in cold …

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Elsa wig redo! Photo heavy!

Not a total redo but as it’ll be a while before I can replace the wig I decided to store it nicely which meant I undid the work of yesterday and got photos of this and redoing it. No photos of it on me as I am still bleary and really not a fan of …

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Elsa Mark I- and plans for the full thing

Currently she is in a pile on the floor in my room. But I did it. I test patterned doing the dress as a single piece and I am going to try and do that for the final version- seam lines were great and the skirt was full without being too full. At least for …

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Frozen sing along!

Yay! So I am dragging N. to the Frozen Sing Along on Thursday which means a bump in the schedule 😉 Well I had sequinned fabric to get rid of so hey, quickie costume here we go! Alcega? Alcega! Or patterning as if I was a 16thC Spanish tailor plonked here and now. Tailors had …

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Elsa actual progress sort of!

So my corset mock up is ugly. I said it was anyway, so here it is! Institutional mint and badly drawn lines everywhere! But look, a cape! And from just barely over 4m of fabric! She has boobs! Yes they are OTT but you can see the places I am taking in and will also …

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Elissa net skirt!

I took the original apart and made an extra layer so there are four all up with ruffles on each. Put face to face so that all the ruffles are inside rather than directly under the taffeta skirt or against my legs.   And it stands up by itself..     The third layer is …

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Happy N7 Day to you weirdos in the slower timezones 😉 My own N7 celebrations fell over because 5 hour power cut and half battery on all my portable devices. But I am about to refresh my hair colour to a more Lizzie Shep colour 🙂 (Photo credits:  1) Matt and Kristy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mattandkristy/10488492154/ )  2) …

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