Active Legion Member
The dress/main body of the costume
is made with double stretch jersey
I choose this fabric for two reasons.
bodice of the dress is fitted to the
I wanted it to fit snug but allow me
to breathe and to move. Second,
each fold is an individually stitched.
Causing the fabric to loose a lot of
the elasticity. By using a double
knit it retained some of the stretch
and allowed me to make the
garment fit and look the way it was
The skirt is attached to the bodice
for a complete fit. It too is made of
the double jersey knit for flow and
The hooded cape is completely lined
to capture the effect for the cartoon
version. Done in the waist cut
Tapered from chest to back, with
the hood touching the top of the
The leather belt and gauntlets was
tooled and stained by myself with
supervision by my husband.
Together we created the pattern for
tooling, then the color scheme for
staining the leather.