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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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phantom costumes long overdue

I kept trying to find inspiration for making an Aussie version of the Rooftop dress, but I keep finding myself coming back to this: (full file is 6M) And a few tiny images of the German versions where the underskirt ruffles are gradient dyed/knitted and so create a wonderful play on light. It looks like …

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phantom wedding dress

This project is super long term and matches my Elissa gown for length of time since starting! However the skirt is finally getting the lace flounces! I decided to just go ahead and make this like the show gowns which is to not use my delicate vintage lace but a lovely net lace that I removed …

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Phantom Hannibal costume tidy up :)

I’ve been adding more ribbon to the skirt so as to make it balance more with the extreme business of the appliqued hanging panels. ANd this is what the inside looks like. So why did I hand sew? I didn’t want to have to take the hanging panels off as they are just perfectly sewn …

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DIANA- VERY STRONG SIMILARLITIES TO THE STAR PRINCESS SO…

DIANA- VERY STRONG SIMILARLITIES TO THE STAR PRINCESS SO… by admin, December 9, 2014   Raimundo de Madrazo Y Garre Marquise d’ Hervey Saint-Denys 1888 4′ 4 3/4” x 2′ 8 3/4”(134 x 83 cm)Bequest of Mrs.d’Adelsward-Pourtales,1934     Especially the net beads on the bodice. Anyway, this is the inspiration for my own interpretation …

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Elissa

Elissa November 2, 2014 admin I still have the corset base but nothing else. Would still kind of love to make this version 🙂 In other words I am sorting through my harddrive. I have double ups of folders here there and everywhere.

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Oops, slight problem here…

Oops, slight problem here… September 28, 214 admin I knew it would be a problem to store but I really can’t do anything else with the Elissa skirt. Umm… Yeah. Sandy T. says: March 29, 2015 at 3:52 pm Do you have any patterns for this dress (I LOVE POTO) I really want to make …

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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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