Added Nov 4, 2012
Angel City, Cali...
I Love beading and sequins and shine which is why I often work with vintage materials. I found this lace years ago and had the intention to make a Victorian ball gown. I think I did use the fabric for the front of the skirt and details on the ball gown bodice, but I had lots leftover.
I drafted a really simple sheath with a square front and scoop back with the intention of it being the base for my “Elizabethan” unicorn costume. I had planned to make detachable sleeves, a ruff etc. It would also with the help of a couple of interchangeable slips serve as a Unicorn costume and my Cleopatra costume. If you can’t tell I am a Halloween fanatic. You are seeing my mermaid costume. I made a simple slip and attached a crinoline mined from a vintage wedding dress and added tule to the mix. It came out beautifully, so I am told. My favorite thing about the simple but fabulous dress is you can be sure I will be wearing this again. It has a nude quality that makes it that much more fabulous.
The crown is also my own design from refashioned vintage materials. It will be for sale in my Etsy shop shortly.
Lace with Sequins. Nude Mesh. Tulle and a found crinoline
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