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Miss Bingley Gown

Added Feb 20, 2010

by maryvictoria

Newberg, Oregon,...

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Description

The costume I wore as Miss Caroline Bingley in my high school’s production of “Pride and Prejudice.” The first few pictures are of the gown when I first finished it, and the last is of the full costume, complete with an added-on-later lace ruffle around the neckline, a ‘turban’ to make my short hair look like an updo, and full hair and makeup.

Material Notes

Brown-and-bronze crosswoven embroidered taffeta for the dress underneath, and gold and sheer stripe for the sleeveless spencer.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Costume
Style
Other
Material
Other, Taffeta

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    Feb 22, 2010, 04.50 AMby maria-gehrke

    Wow, that is so good. Love it! That must have been so much fun.

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    Feb 21, 2010, 08.10 PMby Shalyn McFaul

    Good work on the dress. I played Caroline in a production as well. Great fun.

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    Feb 21, 2010, 11.14 AMby satomi

    I love it!!!

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    Feb 21, 2010, 12.52 AMby brenda42

    I love it! It looks exactly like something Miss Bingley would have worn. Did you use a particular pattern?

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    Feb 20, 2010, 08.08 PMby Lucia Rotundu

    Wow… Awesome costume … and accesories are perfect .. and make -up.. You are just exactly as I pictured in my mind the costumes and characters of that period… Especilally that the book is my favourite book!

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    Feb 20, 2010, 01.52 PMby Sarah Clark

    wow you are beautiful and talented!great job, i love pride and prejudice…although im not to fond of miss bingley!!

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    Feb 20, 2010, 12.56 PMby bbug59

    Wow – I’m impressed – what a lovely costume.

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    Feb 20, 2010, 12.31 PMby nenasew

    Its so gorgeous. Looks like it must have been very fun to wear.

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    Feb 20, 2010, 04.48 AMby cquinn13

    very nice! that must have been fun :)

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