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« on: November 03, 2009 03:57:00 PM »

My Halloween costume is almost completely handmade, the only piece you can see in the pictures that I didn't make was the corset. The parasol is trimmed, the mini top hat is made completely from scratch using metal mesh to sculpt it. I sewed the overskirt completely from scratch, and the underskirt is made from a prom dress that was 6 sizes too big that I took apart and re-sewed. The blouse was something I've had in my stash for a long time that was waiting for the perfect recon. I took the window out and added lace to spice it up at the chest and sleeves. The cape is reversible with a faux-slubbed silk exterior and charcoal gray interior. The collar attaches with snaps so that I can put a different one on if needed, and I made a wire frame to go inside that can also be removed. In the last picture the blouse wasn't completed, but it's the best picture I have of the skirts.


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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2009 03:59:27 PM »

Its so amazing! Reminds me of Tim Burton somehow  Tongue

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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2009 04:10:58 PM »

Love this. The parasol and hat complete the look. But that skirt...gorgeous!

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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2009 04:26:28 PM »

love the neckline to the shirt! good job in all.

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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2009 04:48:55 PM »

This is so wonderfully spooky, I love it

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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2009 09:16:16 AM »

I love that entire outfit !!!
I really love the skirt colour and the shape! and the blouse, everything really =)

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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2010 11:04:44 PM »

I -love- this! The costume, the makeup, the detail. Marvelous Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2010 09:56:39 AM »

Wow! You look stunning! I think you should seriously consider wearing this on a daily basis... everyone should see this costume!

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