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Posted on:12/9/05 11:58 PM
Last Updated:12/10/05 8:53 AM
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ClaireC said... (12/12/05 5:55 AM) Reply
This costume also looks fabulous. Thank you
JDpenelope said... (12/11/05 7:09 AM) Reply
Definitely maximal and bitchen'. Look forward to more of your reviews.
Seamingly Simple said... (12/10/05 11:59 AM) Reply
I have made parts of this costume and found the same problem with the shoulders slippling off. I pinned in some bra strap holders, and they seem to work. It's a simple fix but I may opt to replace the pins with a few stitches if the safety pins end up being irritating. (Because I haven't sewn the overskirt yet, I haven't tried wearing the costume for any longer than a couple of minutes.)
Mary Stiefer said... (12/10/05 10:35 AM) Reply
Wow and wow - what great looking outfits. You did a wonderful job.
Tiner W said... (12/10/05 9:57 AM) Reply
drsue said... (12/10/05 9:37 AM) Reply
You guys look incredible! Great job!
GorgeousFabrics said... (12/10/05 7:10 AM) Reply
Nice save! The old "my dress size should be my pattern size" problem - that's the hardest thing to try to explain to students. Sigh.... Love the maximal piratude! -Ann
kwpanthermom said... (12/10/05 7:04 AM) Reply
Cool! Yeah, I've made a vest like that and it really has to be fitted to the person to get the straps just right, but it looks great on. I used eyelets, too, but I didn't have tape...I sewed regular little round eyes in a row and then sewed embroidered trim over them so just the round part stuck out a little and used ribbon for the lacing tie (this was for a Little Red Riding Hood costume I made). Like your pirate jacket and vest, too!
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (12/10/05 0:41 AM) Reply
Welcome to PR. Your costume looks great? Love the chinese brocade and the metallic lace for the underdress. I'm going to keep that in mind. Great job.
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