Paperococo

Added Dec 2, 2011

by alasse

Munich, Germany

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Description

At fashion school, we got the assignment to “drape” paper dresses for different eras. Each group had a different time period to work with and I could convince my group to pick Rococo! Yay!
Our team work worked out great, me doing most of the actual construction (I’m currently working on a real 18th century gown, so I had a certain advantage there) and the other two girls going crazy with the decorations (which is very important for the frilly Rococo style).
We did this thing in about 6 hours, after which we were exhausted but also very content and proud! :)

I’m not sure which category to put this project in, because you can actually wear it (we tried), but it’s still mostly decorative… ;)

If you’re interested in more of my work (including the actual Rococo project), wander on over to my blog :)

Material Notes

Different kinds of paper and carton, a bit of wire, some string and snap fasteners

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Home/Deco
Garment Type
Other
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Other, Romantic
Material
Other

Credits

my lovely group members

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    Mar 9, 2012, 02.50 PMby renatap

    So cool!!!!! I love period costume too, and even though I’ve been working with costume design for 3 years, I never got to actually make a period dress. I wish my college professors had that idea!

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      Jul 2, 2012, 05.45 PMby alasse

      Period costume is so much fun! You should just make one for yourself, it makes for very pretty decoration on a dummy and you can take the coolest pictures with it ;)

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    Dec 16, 2011, 07.53 PMby annakonduh

    I love this! :D So cute

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    Dec 3, 2011, 10.22 PMby domestic-divaonline

    Incredible creation!

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    Dec 3, 2011, 04.07 AMby EdelweissPatterns

    Oh my! That is my kind of dress right there! Exquisite work, especially with that paper that is so hard to work with.

    Happy sewing!

    Katrina

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    Dec 2, 2011, 07.50 PMby martinK

    very creatif work! Nice that you are able to do such work at the fashion school. I hoop to be able to go to the fashion academie next year.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 07.28 PMby thecuriouskiwi

    That’s amazing! I love the fine cut out detail at the neck and cuffs, you should be proud that’s a beautiful result for 6 hours of hard work xx

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    Dec 2, 2011, 05.47 PMby nayla

    thats amazing!

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