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« on: February 12, 2010 09:16:44 AM »

It just might be cold  Grin

There might be kind of a wordy description following, if you're just here for the pictures just skip it Cheesy

So the annual Omnia fairyball is this sunday, and with the dresscode (fairy like, sexy or just Omnia) I didn't have anything appropriate to wear. Looking trough my piles of fabric didn't help either. Not heaving the funds to go and buy some new fabrics I just couldn't manage to put a nice color combination together.
I found this piece of beautiful fabric I got from my aunt. It had been in the huge bag of scraps and I didn't know it was this big! Soon the idea of my firefairy was born.

Since I went trough a kind of a rough time I didn't have any of my patterns on hand; I just scribbled some stuff down and started cutting. Adjusting some piece while on the go. When I finished the dress I decided I needed wings to emphasize the fact that we were indeed dealing with a fairy here.
I also made myself a pair of armwarmers with some black fleece in it, to match my stockings, A pair of legwarmers and a hairband.

So I used a tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YAUxeopgNw
To make wings:

And just for the hell of it Smiley

More pictures coming soon, I'm also planning on making a little bag, a wand and a mask so I can take the costume to the summer faires.

Comments en critics very much appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2010 11:04:09 AM »

You created an awesome piece of wearable art here!  I LOVE it and you're just the cutest faerie!!  Cheesy Cheesy  Oh, and the colours are most excellent  Grin

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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2010 01:18:39 PM »

love it! I love the color and the textures alot!!!!

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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2010 04:23:28 PM »

Wow! Great job! Fantastic! Hope you have a lot of fun at Omnia!

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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2010 10:11:39 AM »

Great job on the outfit! Those wings are stunning and I love that last action shot; it looks like you might take off and fly somewhere nice and warm Cheesy Excellent work babes! x

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« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2010 01:45:04 AM »

Omg i Love your costume!!
(do you mind if i kinda steal your idea? (a) )
I would love a costume like that to go to fantasy faires!!

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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2010 04:06:56 PM »

That is very cool - the colours are perfect - you will have lots of fun wearing it!


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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2010 12:17:51 AM »

Omg i Love your costume!!
(do you mind if i kinda steal your idea? )

Go right ahead. I'm happy someone likes it that much Cheesy

Thanks everyone for the nice comments.
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« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2010 05:26:36 PM »

0-0 this is amazing! now i want to make one of these for myself...maybe a dark or ice fairy!

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