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Topic: I know I'm late, but here's my Halloween Costume! A dark fairy! IMG HEAVY  (Read 2382 times)
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« on: December 14, 2010 06:18:19 PM »

Ok, I know it's almost Christmas, but I've been so busy lately I haven't had time to post let alone do any sort of crafting  Sad  So, here it is, my 2010 Halloween Costume, a dark fairy.


The costume consists of a corset (my first ever!), a tulle tutu (another first!), and a pair of evil wings (omg! another first!).


I made the neckline a sweetheart, and decorated it with glitter glue and lots of plastic gemstones (it looks kind of blah in the picture, it's much shinier and pretty in person.)


The wings, that I had the most trouble with, but took the least amount of time, are just a few wire hangers bent into shape and wrapped with red tulle, and hold up the black tulle for the "skin" part.


I made the back of the tutu a bustle for some more pizazz. You can really see it in this pic but even with measure twice cut once, i ended up with a corset that was entirely wayyyy to big in the boobs, so it kind of swooped out at the top in the back.

But there you have it. In all it took me about 3 days to make the corset, it's a LOT of cutting and pinning, a day to make the tutu, and about an hour to make the wings. lol I had so much fun prancing around in this. Oh, and I did my make up, which i'll have to find a picture of later, like from this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjEJSgi8Yvw only in black and red of course.
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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2010 11:36:37 PM »

OMG! This is SO beautyful and those wings are GENIOUS!!!! Wow!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2010 07:40:58 AM »

I love the bustle on the back of the tutu.
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2010 01:38:21 PM »

I love anything that involves a tutu.   Wink  That's a really interesting way of doing the wings.  It's a lot softer and more abstract than wings I've seen before.  Good job.
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2010 06:48:53 AM »

this totally kixass!
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« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2010 05:03:49 AM »

Love it all, but I gasped at those wings, they are just beautiful!
Have to remember this for next time I need wings Smiley
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