Category Archives: Kaylee Shindig Dress

2016 recap

All the cool kids are doing it, so┬áhere’s what I made this year: January through April I spent all my time on my Jordan Con costume contest entry, my magnum opus, the floofiest froof of a dress to ever exist, … Continue reading

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Costume College recap

A quick post to recap the rest of what I wore to Costume College. Lots of other bloggers have posted pictures of it, so I’m not posting any (also, as usual, I never actually took out my camera to take … Continue reading

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Kaylee Shindig Dress

I finished this outfit at 6pm the night before my flight! (This is an improvement over last year, when I finished at midnight the night before). I am so thrilled with how this turned out. This is one of the … Continue reading

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Last catchup post

In the last weekend before the Con, I needed to make a sleeve pattern, and make fringe and tassels. Here was my first attempt to go from the small Victorian sleeve to a big puffy sleeve, using this tutorial: I … Continue reading

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Quick catch-up

I leave for Jordan Con in 5 days, and my dress still doesn’t have sleeves or trim. So, I’m too busy sewing to actually to a proper post (the 2 weeks of travelling in March did not help). So here … Continue reading

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I like big skirts and I cannot lie.

My petticoat is big. Really big. And honestly, those photo angles don’t get across the scale. I’m on the right track then! Compare to: The most annoying part is that it takes me an hour to get all the hoop … Continue reading

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Starting the bodice

For the bodice, I started with Truly Victorian 490. I had already altered this pattern to fit for my First Lady dress, so I was starting with a fitted base. I then Franken-patterned the heck out of it to make … Continue reading

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