Le petite manchette

Added Nov 24, 2009

by minnietheminks

Brisbane, Australia

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Description

My major work project for the final year of my costume course. We had $200 NZ dollars and $80 NZD of workroom stock to make our chosen garments ( i came in under the radar at 163.30 NZD and 50 NZD). I wanted to make a mid 18th century gown and did so!

These photo’s where taken in a professional photo shoot for an award winning NZ hair artist.

Material Notes

Taffeta, cotton voile, lace, organza ribbon, pearls, silk and gimp

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Costume
Material
Cotton, Lace/Sequins, Organza, Silk, Taffeta

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    Nov 25, 2009, 04.39 PMby apiary

    That’s incredible for that price.

    It’s really an effective piece.

    Great work!

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    Nov 25, 2009, 04.23 PMby ichigogirl

    It’s spectacular, it must be such a great feeling to wear it. I also really love the model’s hair, if it was possible to dye the hair white without destroying it I just might… :-)!

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    Nov 25, 2009, 03.30 PMby brenda42

    Absolutely stunning. I’m so glad you have such lovely photographs of it! :-)

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    Nov 25, 2009, 02.56 PMby ink

    HOLY INCREDIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fantastic! You would love this BAROQUE opera/dance company in Toronto called: ‘Opera Atelier’ Apparently they are the only authentic Baroque opera company in the world. Their productions are amazing! Check out the link: http://www.operaatelier.com/supportoa/oafriends.htm Also my friend GERARD GAUCI, paints their sets and paints paintings like your photo’s above that are spectacular….you can google him! Amazing and amazing photo’s!!!

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      Nov 27, 2009, 11.40 AMby minnietheminks

      Thank you :)

      I have time on my hands now so will check out the links that you have sent me.

      I would love to make costumes for Opera, but right now any job will do, ha ha.

      Thanks again :)

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    Nov 25, 2009, 02.29 PMby mtndeb

    Can you imagine doing this all by hand as they did at that period in time.

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    Nov 25, 2009, 11.56 AMby jetsoui

    whoa! this is the kind of costume i can only dream of ever creating. absolutely inspiring!!!

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    Nov 25, 2009, 10.23 AMby minnietheminks

    He he thanks for all your comments, it was an insane amount of work in the middle of other classes but I just love the period and the detail so had lots of fun too… I did have mini breakdowns also :) I feel so lucky to have amazing documentation photos such as these too.

    thanks again xx

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    Nov 25, 2009, 08.55 AMby vintagesweet

    That is amazing. I love the colour. You are fantastic at designing something so beautiful.

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    Nov 25, 2009, 08.02 AMby reggiebaby

    This is absolutely amazing!! x

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    Nov 25, 2009, 07.13 AMby elainemay

    simply wonderful— straight out of an Ingres painting.

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    Nov 25, 2009, 05.24 AMby fosteretalk

    How perfect!

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    Nov 25, 2009, 02.28 AMby arete999

    Bravo!!!!Just stunning!

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    Nov 25, 2009, 02.28 AMby cynthia-1

    That is amazingly gorgeous! Fantastic!

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    Nov 25, 2009, 01.50 AMby forevergirl

    I wanted my wedding dress to look like this! So gorgeous.

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    Nov 25, 2009, 12.33 AMby motozulli

    As a costume historian, I say…Well done! Well done indeed.

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    Nov 24, 2009, 10.57 PMby yoshimi

    Amazing!!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 10.14 PMby kiwistitcher

    just stunning

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    Nov 24, 2009, 09.23 PMby paranoire

    THAT is truly nice :)

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    Nov 24, 2009, 08.14 PMby merbecky

    WOW! I am speachless!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 08.09 PMby marlonsqueen

    A++++++++ If you can do that, you can sew anything!!!!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 06.53 PMby bijouxbetty

    That is insanely beautiful. And great, photography, hair & makeup too. An amazing final project!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 06.39 PMby styles

    Fantastic!!!!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 06.32 PMby irmchen

    Only could find geman words: Diese Robe ist: Hammer! Extraklasse! Die Fotos sind: Super professionell und super schön! :)

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    Nov 24, 2009, 05.31 PMby flosiepoos

    That’s an incredible piece of work… WOW!!! Absolutely stunning. You don’t say how you graduated – with flying colours I should think! Congratulations, really well done!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 05.22 PMby melonhead

    That is AMazzzzzzzzzing! Awesome job!!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 05.11 PMby wzrdreams

    Amazing! I love the photography also. Every picture looks like a period portrait. Bravo!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 04.46 PMby mbeara

    Beautiful work! Absolutely amazing!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 04.38 PMby sarabclever

    Gorgeous!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 04.32 PMby liaspace

    I am totally in AWE….OH THEY’RE ABSOLUTELY AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL

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    Nov 24, 2009, 04.26 PMby katensew

    This is an amazing piece of work — a work of art in fact !

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