Category Archives: Lady Moiraine’s Sacque Gown

Costume College – Saturday

Lol, my last post was about how I was posting about Costume College a month late. And this post is a month after that one. Saturday during the day, I was so happy to wear the updated version of my … Continue reading

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A new petticoat and stomacher for an Outlander Ball

(Hah this has been in draft for 2 months now… Finally have time for posting after Costume College. Oh right, and after moving in June. ) The Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild is threw an Outlander themed ball in June … Continue reading

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Lady Moiraine’s Sacque Gown

I may have put the last stitch in the stomacher at midnight the day before my plane flight, but the gown was¬†finished on time for Jordan Con 7. And the results of the costume contest? The gown is worn over … Continue reading

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Gathering a million yards of trim.

Sorry for the long gap, this costume was finished and worn for Jordan Con. But the post-project sewing malaise apparently leads to blogging malaise. I decided to do the big gathered waves¬†that was very popular on sacque gowns. I wanted … Continue reading

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I got toothpaste on my petticoat.

Not really. But you’ll see in a moment. Here is where the cosplay element of my dress comes in – the petticoat and stomacher. For those Wheel of Time fans out there, I was portraying Moiraine Damodred *before* she went … Continue reading

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Sleeve flounces

Not a lot to say here either. My friend graciously scaled up these flounces for me as well. I can’t figure out why the middle flounce had the band that went all the way around the sleeve, rather than the … Continue reading

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Sacque sleeves

Super behind on blogging about this dress, cause I’m too busy sewing instead. Such is the life of a sewing blogger. Anyways, sleeves! 18th century sleeves are set in a bizarre way. However, it’s a bizarre way that 1) actually … Continue reading

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