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WIP Senatorial Gown
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XilaleStrange (Priscila)



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

plushie wrote:
XilaleStrange wrote:
Lora Skywalker wrote:
Yep. Smile A bit low, but a good start.

I think this is the first time I've heard the belt described as easy. Laughing


Ahaha 😁 it seems easy to, the hardest part for me ia defenitly the dress


Looking great!

You are not alone on the belt, I found that the easier and the more fun part. If I could just get my mind tricked into thinking sewing is no more difficult than working leather, or on 'hard' costume pieces, this would be a cake walk!

Trial and error tip if you need it!: If you run into trouble sewing up the fabric, you may find a serger will work beautifully. I used JoAnn jetset polyester for my dress and tried three sewing machines, multiple needles and settings with my friend before we ran the fabric through her serger. It was too stretchy and the needles just bounced and skipped.


Thanks for the tips 😁

My aunt will help me with the dress she's a seamstress so She will know what to do with the fabric.
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XilaleStrange (Priscila)



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And my boots just arrived today


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

XilaleStrange wrote:


Thanks for the tips 😁

My aunt will help me with the dress she's a seamstress so She will know what to do with the fabric.


Excellent!! Keep up the good work!!
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

looks great so far!! I would def do the buns higher- I always want to put them too low on myself but they are SUPER high on Carrie
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Daughter of Alderaan wrote:
looks great so far!! I would def do the buns higher- I always want to put them too low on myself but they are SUPER high on Carrie


Thank you. It's good to know that i'm on the right track

Yeap, after i put them on, i compared to a photo of Carrie and noticed that they were too low.

I'll have to put them on with a photo by my side to put them correctly
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