The Lady Fair

Added Apr 9, 2012

by Ezzles

Sydney, Australia

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My flatmate found out about the Rowany Festival, a Renaissance Faire not far from Sydney, with about four days notice for us to have costumes. This particular Faire requires you to wear “an attempt” at pre-17th century clothing, even if you are just visiting for the day. Coincidentally, I was already about 90% finished sewing this dress for something else so I decided to wear it to the Faire as well.

The dress was originally just going to be the purple part, but for the Faire I wanted to add those lovely draped sleeves as well. I didn’t have enough purple fabric left, but I found that lovely pink satin on sale so I decided the colour contrast was the way to go.

The pattern is McCall’s 6141 Renaissance costumes, and it is all satin I got on clearance. All the photos are by pambox, who also came along with us to check out the Faire.

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Costume
Style
Geek, Romantic
Material
Satin

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    Apr 11, 2012, 04.17 AMby flowergirl22

    really lovely,, I love the colour and its defenately a flattering outfit, fab

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      Apr 11, 2012, 12.58 PMby Ezzles

      Thanks!

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    Apr 10, 2012, 02.38 AMby Adriana Orozco

    Wonderfull!!! not only the dress came out in time, but also very nicely done!!! I love how resoursfull circumstances makes us to be……. usually, great solutions arrive due to: no alternative!!! wonderfull job, and I hope you enjoyed the fair!!!

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      Apr 11, 2012, 12.58 PMby Ezzles

      Thanks! I did enjoy the fair, I wouldn’t mind going for a day again next year either!

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