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Costume College 2015 Saturday

Saturday at Costume College was another great day for seeing lovely costumes! I spent a lot of time chatting, taking photos, and browsing the marketplace. I would have taken more classes, but never underestimate how long it takes to make several costume changes, and feed yourself in between!

I had been thinking of taking the “Haslam System” classes, but slept in, and took my time getting dressed and socializing. Saturday morning I wore my Game of Thrones Kings Landing dress.

DSCN1705DSCN1710 In the middle of the day I attended my limited class “Mysterious Illusions: Creating Seamless Lace Garments,” taught by Rory Cunningham. I also wandered around and ran into many lovely garments, such as these bustle dresses by Merja, Elizabeth, and Jen.

DSCN1746There were mermaids by the pool, and Kim helped one back into the water.DSCN1756I was very excited to see Jenny Rose’s black chemise gown, since I have been planning to make one of my own. I loved making my white chemise so much I want more in other colors!

DSCN1739Before changing into my gala dress for the evening I had one last outfit change: getting into my AAGPBL Kenosha Comets baseball uniform with my teammate Monica!

IMG_5076There were many stunning gowns at the Gala and in the line on the way in. Natalie’s gold and black teens dress is just like a fashion plate!

DSCN1771This Queen of Hearts costume was really awesome in person.

DSCN1796   Lauren and Kaila looked so pretty in their 18th century gowns.

DSCN1767Kendra’s court gown was just faaabulous.DSCN1804And the other court gowns in attendance were quite lovely, too!

DSCN1897At the Gala dinner there were these kooky flower costumes.

DSCN1881I really liked the use of beetle wings on this gown.DSCN1785The green and black looked great together, and the silhouette is just perfect!DSCN1788For the Gala dinner I wore my silk chemise a la reine. I forgot to bring along my blue book, to appear more like the portrait the dress is based on, so I used the purse I had for my Friday Night Social outfit. My wig got a little smashed on the trip down, but I like how the whole ensemble turned out. I am looking forward to making more chemise dresses in various colors of cotton voile!

DSCN1814 DSCN1816More photos from Saturday can be seen on Flickr.


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11 responses »

  1. Your hair pieces gets better and better. Hurrah!

  2. Love love love the chemise gown!! You look so ethereal and so like the inspiration!!! Your King’s Landing dress is incredible too!! What fun!

  3. Hi, I’m the mystery girl in the bustle dress above! (little wave!)

  4. Spectacular and it looks like you guys are having so much fun doing what you love.

  5. Everything looks great! I have really got to go to Costume College next year…


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