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« on: August 18, 2013 04:46:06 PM »

I've been browsing Craftster for years now, but have never posted my own project until now, so here goes! Be nice to me! Tongue

A few weeks ago my best friend had her 21st. She asked us to come dressed as the era in which we *wish* we turned 21, so I chose to go future/post-apocaplyse. I made a hood, a sort-of-bustier-type-thing, and redecorated a pair of shorts I had sitting in my drawers unused for a few years now.

I'm super proud of my hood. I started with a dark brown faux fur inside, and built up the outside with fabric scraps and other bits I had around.



...and this is the rest of the costume!

The front



And the back



And this is me wearing it with a 1940s leather trench coat that I've had for a while...

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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2013 06:06:30 PM »

Great costume. I love the patchwork, the embellishments and the theme. The layers of stuff are great. What fun.
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2013 06:36:54 PM »

I love the hood!  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2013 06:44:25 PM »

Thank you!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2013 07:26:47 PM »

That's brilliant! I love that kind of fabric collage, and yours is great. I hope you'll do (and post) more of it.

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« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2013 02:10:56 AM »

That is quality, and I love how it looks great put together!  :  ) The hood is amazing.
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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2013 06:15:21 AM »

I'm too old to wear anything like this, but not too old to appreciate your wonderful costume!
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« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2013 07:53:57 AM »

Great costume. The whole ensemble looks wonderful.
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« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2013 05:44:08 PM »

Thank you everyone! I feel so much more comfortable about posting now, and it feels fantastic to be praised by people whose work I've admired for so long! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2013 04:50:55 AM »

Wow... That's amazing. That over-coat really looks great with the costume.
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