The posts that pop up during finals week are the best kinds of posts
I finished it yay! I tried it on and realized I couldn’t zip myself into on my own, so the shoulders fit funny since it wasn’t closed all the way in the back. Also the petticoat is way too small. I kind of thought I could get away with it but I can’t, so tonight I’ll make a quilted petticoat.
I also made a day cap out of left over materials. It’s based off of a design from the 1850’s when the dress is from the late 30’s, but that can be our secret.
Made from five yards of printed linen, the bodice is fully lined with muslin, and it zips up the back for convenience. The garment was sewn and drafted by me.
Total time: 28 hours, four days from start to finish. Total Cost: $36
Most of the time was spend hand sewing, and gathering. Dress fabric was $35, trims on the cap and muslin were a gift, and the zipper was $1.
Sneek preview of my gothel costume for this coming weekend ❤
My ECG fabrics are there *__*
A super big thanks to Der Stoff Handel for these great fabrics and sponsoring! They have a real good service and shipping. One of my favourite fabric online stores in germany.
i got 99 problems and 97 of them are due by the end of the week
The other two were due last week
TAKE PS AWAY FROM ME
this is me about 98 percent of the time.
Oh, Elsa. What are we going to do with you.
Frozen is purportedly set in the 1830’s-40’s, but I’ve been obsessed with finding a style that could marry her coronation gown with her ice gown more seamlessly; the open robes you see during the Regency era, including those being worn by Scandinavian royalty at the time, seemed a particularly apt analog for her… weird underarm-cape. Thing. You also see her mom wearing something very similar for something like ten years, so it’s not a huge stretch to think it could be a popular look in Arendelle. THAT’S MY EXCUSE.
I initially designed this for her coronation, but I figured it wouldn’t hurt to explore how that same silhouette might work with her ice gown as well. Someday, theoretically, I would love to do a more literally iced-up version of her gown, but I figured the alternate colour way would be a nice middle ground to strike.
Progress! Both sleeves are finished, and the bodice is now lined. I just have to sew it all together and add a zipper.
I still need to make a quilted petticoat to go underneath it, that should lift the hem and make the whole thing look nicer.
“So my friend gave her rabbit a cherry” … - Imgur
the best thing I have ever seen.