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Elf Costume

Added May 6, 2008

by maldrich

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A dress in the style of Lord of the Rings. This was a fun alteration challenge. I had to lengthen the dress 3 inches above my waist because I’m extremely long torso-ed. I also had to cut the front panels in a smaller size than the side panels to accommodate my pear shaped body. I required two sizes smaller in the chest than in the hips. It was a fun challenge! I made view C without the collar pleating and bows. The cloak is from a different pattern.

Material Notes

Polyester Shantung, Embroidered Nylon/Polyester Blend, Metallic trim, invisible zipper, hook & eye




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    Jan 14, 2014, 05.19 PMby KiraTheUsagii

    What patterns did you use?! I want to go as an elf at the next Hobbit movie. CX

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    Apr 25, 2010, 05.20 AMby cquinn13

    gorgeous! I’d love to have something like this. Don’t know where I’d wear it, but I still want one! It looks like it took a lot of work.

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    Aug 27, 2008, 10.52 AMby junisbabe

    This costume is amazing!! I absolutely love it!!

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    Jun 30, 2008, 03.03 AMby sewella

    Oh, I’ve just stumbled upon this beautiful costume of yours. It’s great.Congrats on a job well done.

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    Jun 14, 2008, 07.58 AMby cerlaic

    Wow! I don’t know anything about Lord of the Rings but nevertheless, great costume. Looks wonderful.

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    May 6, 2008, 03.28 PMby sunnyb64

    It looks nice! I love the Lord of the Rings costumes so much…. I actually have one in almost the same colors you did, but more similar to one of Eowyn’s than Arwen’s. I’ll definitely be checking back for an action shot!

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