Costume :Tinkerbell
Variant :Burlesque
Source :Original Costume
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None

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Tink Burlesque


Costume Information

Cost : £62
Time Taken : 45 hours

I'm organising a burlesque fundraiser for the Edinburgh Temporary Autonomous Art group FREAK Last year we took an abandoned building and over a couple of months transformed it into a haven for art, self expression and events which we held over four days. We intend to do this again in July and we're currently raising funds for it ^-^ The theme of the night is Fantasy and Fairytales so I decided to go as Tinkerbell ^-^

I'd been working on this corset and had some issues with it. It was a mockup for a corsetdress and I'd cut the pattern slightly off, (extending the seams down from the hip instead of really considering it at a pencil skit, silly me) so I've cut off the lower half, recut the boning and finished it off.

Heres some shots of the basic corset. I still need to add the silk leaves and the vines and beading, which I intend to do today. I also need to make the wings and find a pair of shoes to decorate.

Momo is making me an ace little green top hat in matching silk with a teardrop shaped brim and triangular top. It's gonna be ace.


I've now finished the beadwork and embroidery and it's looking gorgeous. I also found a lovely pair of pale gold tbar court shoes for £6 so I've added a little of the matching beads, hand sewn into the ankle strap and just around the front. Now all I need is the matching underwear and wings^^


Momo made me a lovely hat which I embellished with beading and gold threads along the top and added fabric leaves and beading to the front ^^ Wings are still a work in progress >.<

All completed and ready for Teaze now, I'll most likely be bringing it to Ame also ^^


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wow!!! that looks awesome spin on tinkerbell...cant wait to see it complete with wings :)

by Eatmethoubean on Tuesday, 22 April, 2008 - 01:07
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Oh my that is fantastic!
Id love to learn how to make corsets ^^

by stripey_dani on Tuesday, 22 April, 2008 - 01:12
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This is a great costume taken from a classic XD *thumbs up*

by Ikkaku-kun on Tuesday, 22 April, 2008 - 01:16
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Those shoes are toooo cute x3

I want to go to this Burlesque night now xD

by stripey_dani on Friday, 2 May, 2008 - 20:33

very cute!

by Momo on Monday, 19 May, 2008 - 18:07
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omg thats soooo cute! i love it! great choice of fabric!

by Fizzykat on Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 - 16:14
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Omg this is AMAZING! You look absolutely fantastic! *mega love*

by stripey_dani on Friday, 6 June, 2008 - 10:51
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Amazing! My favourite Tinkerbell! :D

by Mtani on Friday, 6 June, 2008 - 12:24
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This is really cute. The butt reminds me of the green fairy in Moulin Rouge when she wiggles it. :P

by ChibiVampireM on Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 - 16:52