Series: Original Design, Inspired by Chinese Zodiac, Tang Dynasty

Group: Kudrel, Melting Mirror, Vickybunnyangel, and myself for now

Worn at

  • Costume Con – 32, Toronto 2014

Awards

  • CC – 32
    • Worksmanship: Best Interpretation of Mythology – Master
    • Performance: Most Evocative Performance – Master

Pattern(s):

Jacket – Simplicity 2172 (heavily modified)
Dress McCalls M6670 (again, heavily modified)

First time:

  • using worbla
  • making organic shaped armor (compound curves)
  • making horns
  • working with chiffon
  • adding custom trim to a jacket
  • making an obi/belt sash
  • fishingline hems, rolled hems
  • using silicone elastic
  • chinese knotting
  • attaching heavy armor

Issues: So many new things to learn, and the pressure of living up to Master Quality

Materials = $269

5m  teal ‘linen’ = $40
4m chiffon – drk teal = $36
4.5m Chiffon – mid teal = $40.5
5.5m Chiffon – light teal = $49.5
7m Cord = $14
7m Ribbon = $14
fun foam = $2
worbla = $40 (Close to half a large sheet)
2.3m Wavey fabric = $12
beads = $10
moss = $4
rope = $4
piping = $2.5

Accessories = $139

Wig – Blue Danube from Arda
Mongolian Sheep Skin Shawl
Earrings
Necklace
Bracelets
Shoes
Fans
Lantern

Total = $408

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