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Topic: Adult Costume: Pretty, Pretty Peacock  (Read 18614 times)
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Nerfernie
« on: October 30, 2007 12:29:16 PM »

Oh man, I've been working for so long!! I started this in September so that if I messed anything up too much I would have time to start all over again. But everything turned out really well the first time around. I sewed the dress using a  Simplicity pattern and  made the tail feather from fabric, interfacing, wire, and 200 peacock feathers.




I'm so happy with the results. I had another post going with advice on how to create a tail piece so thank you so much to everyone who shared some knowledge with me!

After a weekend of parties, I have to say I'm pretty sick of having to walk through doors sideways and not being able to see behind me. Oh well, small price to pay for this awesome costume.
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« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2007 12:36:05 PM »

That is and awesome costume!  Congratulations on doing such a nice job and having it go so well.  I know what you mean about getting tired of walking through doors sideways, etc.  I had a costsume a few years ago that required that and it got old pretty fast.
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« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2007 12:57:51 PM »

that is amazing!! you really did a great job. can we see a shot of the back?
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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2007 01:11:23 PM »

I agree, its beautifullll.
yes yes show us the backkk =]
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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2007 01:16:13 PM »

I am very impressed!!  You did a fantastic job...
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2007 02:09:00 PM »

wow. definitely hitting this rocks.
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funtobewith
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2007 02:12:50 PM »

Oh very pretty, but you know that the pretty peacocks are the males Wink

Gorgeous costume!
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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2007 02:59:18 PM »

This is the best peacock costume I've ever seen! I can't believe how well the tail turned out. Was it very heavy? I too would love to see the back. Amazing!
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ladylove
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2007 04:56:59 PM »

very cool!!
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« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2007 06:49:30 PM »

Wow, what a beautiful costume! The tail is amazing!
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