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Posted on:10/29/09 3:46 PM


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AuntieBat said... (10/30/09 1:28 PM) Reply
Beautifully done. You made one of the cheaper fabrics look rich and elegant. After besting a petrochemical-based fiber, you will just love working with a good quality cotton pile. Try making a slightly fitted tunic for yourself; you'll be amazed how comfortable and flattering this style of gown can be.
birdmcfarland said... (10/30/09 6:17 AM) Reply
arianamaniacs, thanks for your comment! I was thrilled to read what you said about Boromir because the example page my friend sent me was from a book describing Boromir's clothing!
arianamaniacs said... (10/30/09 6:02 AM) Reply
It looks so rich. What a great job. It reminds me of something that Boromir would wear.
Kayseri said... (10/30/09 2:25 AM) Reply
Great tunic, you've used very simple embelishment to give a very rich looking result.
lyndle said... (10/29/09 5:35 PM) Reply
How cool! I love the detailing on the sleeves, it looks great. The fabric sounds tricky, though. Thanks for the great review.
moushka said... (10/29/09 5:22 PM) Reply
What fun to do create something so different! Won't it be a riot when your friend paints your costume into a book cover?! Lovely work, hope you get to do more like it.
Trephas2003 said... (10/29/09 4:01 PM) Reply
It looks great!
 
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