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racehorse87
« on: October 16, 2005 05:26:14 PM »

Using the various bits and pieces of clothing I've been making, I put together a couple of costumes. (yay!)
(I love costumes  Grin)

Costume #1: Patience, the Village Milkmaid
The white blouse below started my sewing craze. I made it for a missions trip this summer because I needed a spanish dancer costume, but couldn't find a peasant blouse. I used Simplicity 5582 for it, and when I realized I needed a costume for camp, made the bodice (?) as well.

The costume is of a character called Patience (from the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta Patience), who happens to be the village milkmaid.





Costume #2: Victorian/Lolita Outfit

Inspired by the Gothic Lolita look, I set out to make a skirt. It was my first real experience drafting a pattern and then constructing a piece of clothing from it. I'm thinking of being a lolita-esque doll for Halloween, so this skirt may be a component of it later developing into something different. If I remember correctly, I got the top for $1 at a thrift store.  Grin



Costume #3: Pirate

A mix and match of the skirt & blouse plus a shirt I recently reconstructed from a hideous striped hoodie, an ill-fitting t-shirt, and paint. (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=58624.0)

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Comments, ideas, critizism would be appreciated. If you have any idea what to name the lolita/victorian costume, it would make me happy. The name I came up with was "High Society", although I'm not so sure about that one.   Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2005 05:33:43 PM »

Those are all really fabulous, although you may need more accessories for the pirate costume if you don't want to look like a saloon girl. 
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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2005 09:38:23 PM »

Wow you've got some talent, girl. The lolita skirt is to die for.
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2005 03:53:02 AM »

all i can say is.... amazing
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2005 04:07:35 AM »

Oh mah gah! please tell me you can make up a tute for that skirt??
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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2005 12:06:46 PM »

i loooove the lolita outfit...HOW DID YOU FIND THAT SHIRT?!? i LOVE it. you MUST post a tut for the skirt!!

much love
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2005 01:02:41 PM »

the skirt is so fantastically cute!
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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2005 02:28:51 PM »

 Shocked i love them all
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racehorse87
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2005 08:13:33 PM »

Thank you everyone! Your comments very much encouraging me to sew more.  Smiley

HOW DID YOU FIND THAT SHIRT?!? i LOVE it.

It was a pretty random find, actually. I was shopping with my mom in the middle of nowhere while my family was camping. I got it from a second hand store that was having a sidewalk sale. I bought a couple of things, and, at the time I wasn't even sure if I wanted to get the shirt because I figured I'd never wear it. (Oh how naive I was way back then  Tongue) I also got the super high-heeled platforms I'm wearing in the pics with the lolita skirt- for $20.  Grin

About a tut -- I'm not sure if I'll be doing a similar skirt for awhile, but I'll try to explain how I did it sometime soon.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2005 11:09:42 AM »

All of them are AMAZING. Those are AMAZING. Wonderful job! Keep up the great work!
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