Well, let me dive into my fabulous tale of a costume. I'm actually making 2 and have a little under a month to do it because I promised my best friend we would go to the Texas Ren Fair. If it's still on for this year. The wildfires have completely ravaged Texas and are pretty close to the fair grounds. Anyway, I digress.
I am going as a pirate(big surprise!). I plan on making a corset/chemise, a petticoat, overskirt, and maybe mod an old jacket to get that captain pirate look in case it's a bit chilly. So far, I have the perfect pink sheet for my petticoat that has lace on the edge and is huge, so it should give me lots of volume if I gather it right. I'm still trying to find that perfect material for my corset. If anyone's interested, I even made up a backstory!
M best friend was Titania in our high school's production of Midsummer's and wanted to be Titania again. I'm going to make a simple tank dress for her with pockets, and an overskirt of spirals cut out of squares(if that makes sense).I'm probably gonna hate this last bit. I know it's gonna take f-o-r-e-v-e-r... We planned on dying some muslin or a white/light sheet to fit the color scheme in varying shades of blue/green/purple for the spirals. Sew those onto a strip of fabric with a button closure and viola! Then, I'll make her a floral headwreath and, if I have time, a cloak so she won't be cold either. Actually, I should probably just go ahead and make the cloak. lol
And that's it! If I forgot to mention, our costumes are doubling for Halloween as well. If anyone has comments or suggestions, I'm all ears! I'm so excited!!!
I agree with LolaandBean. WW crocheted costume=epic awesomeness.