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« on: June 14, 2009 11:34:44 AM »

When I saw the most recent Christmas episode of Doctor Who, and Miss Hartigan enthroned as Cyberking, I decided I just have to have that outfit for myself. Then reality set in and I realised that since I can't really sew, and I have never actually made clothes, starting with a full-skirted Victorian dress might be a tad overambitious. So I settled for a doll.

**Edit** Finally finished the throne and cyberhelmet, so here she is complete.

The throne on its own:

and a kind of iffy closeup of the helmet:

The doll itself is based on a Runo doll (I think, it's so long ago now I can't remember). I didn't have to make a corset, as I just made her body that shape (If only that worked in real life. Alas...). I would like to thank the people on the Craftster costume forum for giving me useful advice and links on Victorian underskirts. Here it is in all it's glory:

Here's a better angle on the doll.

Thanks for looking.

« Last Edit: June 28, 2009 12:53:01 PM by aethelberga - Reason: Finally Finished! » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2009 01:22:25 PM »

She's beautiful!  Wow, you did a wonderful job on her.

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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2009 02:16:07 PM »

I love it. The first time the images would not show. I think some of these ads are really slowing down the loading.

BUT all that aside, I love it. As I love red so much this is totally wisted.

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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2009 08:18:31 PM »

I'm so glad I watched the special on youtube... it hasn't even aired in the US yet! Awful!

But this is great! I love it so much, totally wisted.
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2009 07:52:22 AM »

I can't wait until the Next Doctor shows on BBC America on June 27!  Your doll looks just like the pictures I've seen of her.  Very cool!

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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2009 01:34:41 AM »

I knew who she was from the thumbnail! Amazing work.

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« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2009 10:53:39 PM »

Awesomeness! That dress came out fantastic! It looks just like the ep. All hail indeed.

« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2009 02:09:22 PM »

Great job!  I love all her underpinnings too.

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« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2009 01:15:03 PM »

Thanks for all the positive comments. I finally finished the throne and helmet, so I updated the pictures.

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« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2009 03:41:00 PM »

This is fantastic. That dress is so beautiful. Awesome!

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