Just thinking out loud on how to put things together. I want no outer stitching showing on the velvet, so all of the boning will go on the inner twill layer. The velvet layer is then basted to the twill layer and the pieces treated as one. The question is to flat fell or not to flat fell. This… Read More Velvet Corset pondering
Petticoat hem waistband made Need to lightly overdye the sheer skirt layers to get it to blend a bit more; Then pleat down the skirt and attach it to the petticoat and attach the waistband. Done! Corset Corset mock up, adjusted Need to press seams and put in some temp bones and… Read More More progress list
All 36 pieces for the corset are cut out, ouch my back.
The ombre dyed silk..and my foot
Petticoat is together yay, that was a huge pain, as I decided to put a zipper in it and have the zipper between the outer layer and inner yoke and between the lining, all with the tulle getting partly in the way. It just needs a waistband and the hem evened and then the hem,… Read More Semi busy day
Needs to be a touch smaller note to self: extend back of headdress base by about 3.5ish inches at least
Yay the storm has turned, no rain here oddly enough as the radar says we should have rain but ah well. Headaches from the constant change in pressure as not so fun, and impend my ability to do basic math. Such as how wide and how many layers should I make a pleat when trying… Read More Progress
Went shopping for costume supplies and talked about what direction the costume should go in, so I did a bit of a redesign of the concept art.
Multicolored flora wrap fused to some scrap leather, the top one is just one layer that was wrinkled, flattened and then fused, the second square is two layers of it
Corset: Right now I am thinking pleather, if it can be found, or a cotton velvet. I like the look of external boning cases and have read the entry in corsetmakers about them. The outer fashion fabric casings I’ve seen are cut on the bias, however one thing that isn’t clear is if the… Read More More Maleficent/Nerissa pondering