Category Archives: Elsa

Costume College, Thursday and Friday

Only a month behind, that seems pretty on top of things for me and this blog, eh? The pool party night was Disney themed so I pulled out my old Elsa costume, since that seemed like a pretty good excuse … Continue reading

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Elsa costume DONE

Just so happens that my Elsa gown also fits into the Historical Fortnightly sewalong! My second entry this year is for Challenge #20. The Challenge: Alternative Universe. Fabric: Blue poly satin, crinkle metallic organza, metallic overlay, blue tulle (all from Joann), snowflake … Continue reading

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Last minute bodice DISASTER

So it’s Tuesday night. I’ve finished sewing the zipper into the bodice, and am all like YEAH WOO because that means I only need to sew a few snaps and small things on Wednesday, before halloween at work on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Making of Elsa’s wig

Not being a blonde, this costume is going to require my first-ever wig. I bought the wig at Diddums, since they are a few blocks away. Armed with some Youtube videos, I got to it. I don’t have a wig stand. … Continue reading

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Making of Elsa’s Cape

I started with 3 yards of glitter snowflake fabric from Etsy. I admire people who can make glue glitter on in snowflake patterns, or glue THOUSANDS of swarovski crystals to fabric, but I have noooo time for that. This fabric … Continue reading

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Making of Elsa’s Under Shirt

Continuing along with this costume. To make Elsa’s undershirt, I continued using Very Sophisticated Pattern Making Technology. Aka, I took a regular long sleeve shirt, put tulle on top of it, and cut it out to match the shirt. Repeat for … Continue reading

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Making of elsa random stuff

At the part of this project where it’s really boring to read about because it’s really rote (although it’s the part of sewing I enjoy, aka doing sewing and not patterning). Stuff I’ve done: Made a few yards of bias … Continue reading

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