Could it be almost two years since I made that makeshift Merida costume? It was for a challenge photoshoot “Disney stories”; the dress was actually pinned together on Alexandra’s back and never finished afterwards because its pattern was totally unfitting. I’ve posted this picture in the 2015 gallery only. This dress and arrow do not… Continue reading Merida the Brave: another dress in progress
I’ve got a lovely gift from my friend Anna. She loves to knit and crochet and made this doll-sized Ravenclaw scarf for me. (Harry Potter fans? Anyone? 🙂 ) I only took several quick pictures in the evening. It is set in a local park which plays the role of the Forbidden Forest. I borrowed… Continue reading Go Ravenclaw!
The deadline for this photo challenge has been extended – lucky me! I was very busy in the past weeks. I’d like to share with you my construction process of Merida’s dress for Alexandra. Drawing the pattern. I used a suede-like non-stretchy dark blue fabric for the dress and a calico for the “underdress”. My… Continue reading Merida the Brave: dress construction
I need this costume to finish the local doll community photo challenge. The deadline is on the next Thursday. This project should be really, really fast. I already have a suitable dark blue fabric and some linen cutoffs. Despite of my usual accuracy mania, I will be making only one dress with a false “undershirt”.… Continue reading New project: Merida the Brave