My Costume Plans for 2017

Conventions, Cosplay, Disney, Finished Costumes, Inspiration, Plans, random things, WGT

Hi everyone,

Last year I made a “Costume Wish List” for the entire year and I think it would be nice to see what I accomplish also this time 🙂

I will try to buy not so much fabric this year and use some of my stored fabric up, since I have way to much of it… XD

So what are my plans for 2017? These are not chronological… but I will try to point out for which event the costume is eventually planned.

–> 1860 purple ballgown (this costume is ready to wear by now). I started with it between Christmas and new year and had already one shooting with it.) I will work on the train a bit more and add more ruffles in the future.

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Picture by A to Z Photography

I chose this costume to reduce my piles of fabric a bit. And I also tried out a new sewing pattern which I will also use for my wedding dress. The pattern is really nice! I just need to lengthen it a bit for the next project because my torso it quite long.

–> Poison Ivy (organic version)

I have already the fabric here. A really beautiful silk that changes colors between red and olive green. Planned for the Comic Con in Hanover

–> Jessica Rabbit… in my more modest version.

I have also all fabrics here and started already with the corset. (I will actually start with this costume right after my purple ballgown) This one is planned for the Bookfair in Leipzig

–> “Star Seeker” this is a very special project for me since I got the idea when I was on vacation at Madeira.

I found a really nice (but also very expensive) silk that matches these colors perfectly. I cannot wait to start with this project!!! This costume will be made for shootings and indoor events (where it’s dry and not dirty, since silk is such an expensive and sensitive material.

–> A military inspired dress in black and gold to match my tricorne.

I will try to make this dress probably for the WGT 2017. I would like to try a new corset pattern that I have lying around but I guess I need to adjust it very much…

–> Another Asian princess dress but this time in gold, brown and red (probably for autumn 2017 or even the Elf Fantasy Fair in Arcen).

–>A frilly shepherd girl dress with a matching staff. Just like in some old fashioned movies. I am not sure which pattern I will use. Maybe a mix out of different periods. I will try to use just fabrics out of my stock. Would be nice for spring when the lambs are born.

–> A golden elaborate dress for the WGT 2017. I want to make it big, sparkly and very detailed.

–> A lilac colored Elven dress, very airy and with mostly chiffon and silver appliques. This one is planned for a trip into the lavender fields in the Provence of France.

–> “Arielle” from the little Mermaid. Her rose colored ballgown dress (maybe also for the EFF in Arcen). Just as usual in my own style with more pearls and details.

–> “Queen Merida” with some alterations 😉 Its just difficult to find the right fabric color or fabric kind… I am not sure if I would like to use velvet (because it’s so heavy and the color range is so limited) or something else like brocade or cotton fabric. I need to search the web a bit more for the perfect fabric.^^

–> A light blue Tudor Gown. Maybe also for the WGT?

–> Some smaller and quick projects like simple dresses or medieval dresses.

Soooo this makes +/-11 planned costumes (and some smaller projects) and one already finished costume. This is quite ambitious but I guess I can and will manage that 😀

So stay tuned for the finished costumes. 😀

10 facts about me

random things
  1. I started with sewing when I was 16. I was totally obsessed with Anime and Manga and started to Cosplay. Right now I like to make more my own designs, but sometimes I also like to interpret some existing characters in my own way (like my Disney Princesses for example).
  2. I love my pets! I have a cute dog (her Name is Bijou, best dog ever!!!), some birds and also a fish tank.
  3. My favorite color is red (if you look at my costumes, many of them are in shades of red^^)
  4. My hobbies besides of sewing are playing video games (right now I must admit that I am more into watching my fiancée playing games than playing by myself…) and Make-up in general… I love to watch Makeup-Tutorials on Youtube.
  5. I am engaged 😀 After 10 years he finally proposed to me. The wedding will be in 2018.
  6. I will make my wedding dress by myself
  7. In my heart I am and always be a princess. I guess that won’t change since I love fantasy stories and all fairy tale related.
  8. I don’t have a specific dish that I like the most… But I really like a good Steak or Chinese Food
  9. I am a really chaotic person.
  10. I am obsessed with glittery things! 😉

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Red Queen or “Red is my favorite color”

Finished Costumes, photoshooting

Good evening everybody and a happy new year 2017!

I spend some time browsing through my website and read some of my postings once again and it was so nice to have a little remembrance of my adventures!

So even if nearly nobody reads my stuff here its kind of a nice diary for me, so I will hopefully spend some time here to update this website 😉

Today I want to share with you my Red Queen photoshoot with Hanny Honeymoon Photography. Back than it was a nice warm summery day and we drove to a nice rose patch near Hannys working place. Oh how I love these pictures! ❤ The colors and Hannys editing is perfect. I love the color red (maybe you already saw a tendency for this color in my costumes^^)!

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I printed this picture also on canvas and am so happy to see it every day ❤

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I hope you like these pictures, too! 🙂

So many new costumes

Cosplay, Finished Costumes, photoshooting, WGT

Hi everyone!

This year is so crazy for me… I made so many costumes this year, its insane! Here are three of my newest costumes that I haven’t shown here. Thanks to all photographers who made the pictures 🙂

Pride and Prejudice

The nice part on this costume is that I had all materials already at home  😉 I just needed to put everything together.

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The Kanzashi Gown

This costume was made already for the Wave Gothic Treffen this year. I wanted to make a costume with this dragon scale fabric for so long… and I thought why shouldn’t I make something extravagant for the Victorian Picknick. All the Kanzashi Flowers were made also by myself (luckily with some help from my friends, since they are very time consuming). I think the flowers add some couture vibe to this costume 🙂

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Black Marie

This is my newest costume which I made for the Elf Fantasy Fair in Arcen this September. I made a black Rococo dress some time ago and sold it. I regretted this selling so much so I needed a new black dress (and this one is even better 😉 )

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Disney Princess Project… so far ;-)

Calendar project, Cosplay, Disney, Finished Costumes, photoshooting

Good evening everyone 🙂

I should post here more frequently… well.. I will try my best to be a bit more active!

So. Here are my Disney Pricesses so far in its full glory

Lets start with my newest costume:

Cinderella

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This costume was made out of dupioni silk and beautiful butterfly lace. I am not such a huge fan of Cinderella and wasn’t very excited to make this costume… BUT after I finished it right now I really like the outcome 🙂

Picture was made by LauraHelena Photography ❤

 

Belle

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Well, Belle on the other hand was one costume that I deperately wanted to realize! I love the whole Disney Movie and also the original story of the Beauty and the Beast and I wanted to capture not just the disney costume bur also get a more romantic and realistic touch to it.

Picture by Hanny Honeymoon Photography

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Picture by Lillian Liu Photography

 

Aurora

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The next princess is Aurora from Sleeping Beauty. At first I was a bit unsure if I should make the costume blue or pink but since I had the pink fabric laying around the choice was really easy 😉

Picture by Sabine Schönberger Photography

 

Snow White

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And last but not least my Snow White version. This costume got sooo many complimentsand everybody seems to freak out when they see it…. I never imagined to get such an awesome feedback for one costume… but I guess this color combination and the white collar are so well known, that everybody knows immediately whicht charakter it should represent 🙂

Picture by my beloved friend Hanny Honeymoon Photography

The next princess on my list will be Rapunzel. And this costume will be more than epic! I am really excited to start this project very soon^^