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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