All posts tagged: Elvish

Finished project: a medieval/elvish fantasy frock

I’ve been sewing like mad, and have even taken photos, but haven’t had the time to upload and edit them, so instead I’ll post about a finished project. A long, long time ago, back when I was in university, just after I had been to NZ, I heard about a Lord of the Rings themed dance. Having just been to Wellington, and see the premier of The Return of the King, and being madly in love with future Mr Dreamy, and very romantic, I was determined to go. And being the bossy person that I am, I made my friends come along by making them costumes and then assuming that that meant they would be thrilled to come. I have nice friends. They were. This is one of the fantasy, pseudo-medieval frocks that I made for the dance. The skirt is muslin gauze, the bodice is embroidered cotton sateen that I inherited from my Grandmother, and the shift is white silk. ┬áThe trimming was also inherited from Grandma. The underskirt is attached to the dress, …