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Cosplay Suigintou from Rozen Maiden

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Camera Canon Canon PowerShot A460
Exposure Time 1/160
F-Stop 2.8
ISO 80

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Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design taught by Barbara Deckert

Plus-size women deserve cute clothes! Learn how to make comfortable and flattering garments with Barbara Deckert, author of Sewing for Plus Sizes.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Cute, Victorian / Steampunk
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What materials did you use? Fabric: polycotton (underskirt), satin (jacket and overskirt) Pattern: Vogue 8601, McCalls 4090 (modified for overskirt)

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What are you most proud of? Finding my apex on the princess seams and fitting my cup size

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't start rushing to finish - this lead to slightly uneven front seams when I changed the neckline. Also, if you've changed your eating habits, measure before you use measurements from as little as two months ago. I was pleasantly surprised to have to take in the front waist and the back slightly.

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Your outfit makes me happy. It's great to see how many different styles and looks can come out of this class. Your modification has helped me to pinpoint what I don't like about the class pattern. I think that I don't like jewel necklines. I did like the Peter Pan collar idea. Hmmm.

10/06/2013 Flag

Thank you, I should also take a photo where I'm not wearing the wigs - there's no bunching at the waist then :)

10/07/2013 Flag


10/07/2013 Flag

What fun! Great job!

10/08/2013 Flag

Thank you, I almost cried when I realised that I was going to have a waist because the space needed for the bust had been adjusted.

10/11/2013 Flag

I love these colors on you and the fit is terrific. Congrats and keep it up!

11/15/2013 Flag