Making the dress.
So, here is the final product. You can see that I usually try to stay true to the initial sketch. I added hat and working on a parasol to complete the look. Now for the details on how I got to this point. After cutting the garment pieces, I started assembling the dress. First I put together the front. I work on the outside shell and the lining at the same time. This way it's all fresh and done at the same time. The back is assembled, with zipper and hooks will be added at th
Now, let the dress making begin.
So now that all the design ideas are done, it's time to make it happen. I start with drafting the patterns. When I was at school, a million years ago, I hated pattern drafting. We had teacher who was the chair of the fashion department and by the end of the first year none of us knew how to make a basic pattern. So they brought a new teacher who was a terror, but we did learn. I still stayed with basic pattern making until I got my first job where I designed and made the fir
During the convention I noticed a trend for 'evil' queens. Now i have nothing against evil queens, but too many is just too many. Any how, being that the Agnes sculpt was being used for some of those queens, I have decided to make one of my own. And if not necessary queen, I opted for a dark Victorian look. I have a blond Agnes that I got a while back and repainted her few times and for some reason I never did like the final look. I left her alone till now. I realized that he