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Topic: 18th century noble woman for Halloween.  (Read 2392 times)
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darkmagyar
« on: November 05, 2008 07:04:21 PM »

It's a two piece costume with a bodice that's fully boned in the front and laces in the back. It has a skirt attached to the bodice. The under skirt is the same material as the bodice and fits over a full crinoline. I was wearing a white peasant blouse and black gloves and of course jewelry to complete the look. I made this outfit myself and am very pleased with the results. And this is made from a pattern I drafted myself -first time ever. Tell me what you think!





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rictews daughter
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2008 01:14:47 AM »

Wow that looks really good! What is the pattern on the fabric? You have done a fantastic job Smiley
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darkmagyar
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2008 03:55:40 PM »

The pattern is little people throughout. Some are riding on horses, pretty cute though. The pattern is called "Persia", but I think it's discontinued. I bought a whole roll of this fabric from a thrift store for only $20. I have a load of it left.
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2008 06:59:31 AM »

This is absolutely beautiful!  I love it when more realistic fabrics are used in the construction of olde time clothing.  Very wel done!  And your hair is lovely, I've always wanted curls!
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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2008 08:43:47 PM »

cool idea.

I'll bet you didn't have trouble with encountering anyone else dressed as an 18th century noble woman.  ; )
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