|I havent planned an event for this yet, but it will be to go with Lilkimmi27's Rapunzel as I promised her I'd be her Gothel when she did Rapunzel, as she always tells me just how well do Gothel's sarcastic attitude especially when singing 'Mother Know Best' and its reprise. LOL! Apparently I do a TOO good a job at mimicking Gothel!|
If she does this for Kita, and we decide to enter the kita gots talent, then I'll make Gothel for then. If not, I'll go Gothel another time to go with her Rapunzel. Thinking about it, I might make it as a back up incase I can't get Meg done as I'm wondering about the wig....but I wanna do Meg SOOOOOOOOOOOO much!
Update: Definitely doing for Kita4 to go with lilkimmi27's Rapunzel!
Update: Moving to In Progress as I bought the fabric for it today, and I wanna make sure I start focussing on it once Re-L has been finished.
Update: Everything is completed now and with 2 weeks to go WOOP! Now to focus on Rikku's sleeves.. *le sigh*
UPDATE OCTOBER 2012: I'VE NOW GOT BLACK VELVET SO I CAN MAKE HER CLOAK! Gonna be Gothel on Halloween, and although I cant afford to make the cloak 100% finished/accurate for halloween, it will be completely done with lining and all after for whenever I need to be Gothel again
|Audio for skit||High||Complete|
|stay young via punzie's hair||High||In Progress|
|torment Punzie with sarcastic humour lol||High||In Progress|
|get wig and style it||High||In Progress|
|make dress||High||In Progress|
|get props||Medium||In Progress|
|Red velvet fabric 4 1/2metres||£13.50||Bought|
|black and gold motif ribbon||£2.70||Bought|
|glittery thin gold trim||£1.98||Bought|
|gold lining material||£2.85||Bought|
its a miracle! (Posted 12th March 2012)
I've actually started sewing what I have so far up, so it's all ready for when I've got the gold lining to do the sleeves and buy the ribbon for the trim and do the little sash thing.
I can't believe this is the second day in a row I've been bothered to sew.. it's a miracle.. its only taken me.... 3 months to get the in the mood to sew haha! I'm taking a break from sewing now one side is done to have lunch later then I'll continue sewing up the panels, so I can turn it the right way round to sew up the neckline.
Then it will be turned inside out again all ready for the sleeves to get done, will make sure to take a photo of it whilst it's the right way round though lol. I think while I wait to get the sleeves done (need to buy the gold lining first which will probably be the 28th march.. talk about leaving everything til the last minute!) I'll make the little sash thing she wears on the dress round the waist and down the front. At least that will be ready for when I get the trim.
Depending on how neatly I can cut the strip, I might see if I can get away with not hemming it up as the trim will basically hide any rough edging anyway. Also, as the material I'm using is velvet, it should be okay not to hem, but we'll see. It all depends on time. If I do decide it needs hemming though, I'l wait until I place the trim on the edges and hem underneath the trim to save on sewing time. ^_^
trim and lining (Posted 6th March 2012)
So I was distracted (since when is that new!? LOL) and began another hunt on ebay for greek motif ribbon as it's the closest I can find to the motif ribbon on Gothel's neckline and on the sash thingymabob and finally found some.. but my god is it expensive!!
I found some for £1.75 for 2metres and £1.10 postage, but I'm definitely going to need alot more than 2metres so its gonan get expensive i think.. but its cheapest deal I can find.
I also found gold lining material on ebay too which I think I'll only need about a metres of for the sake of the sleeves. I wouldn't normally bother but considering the under side of the sleeves show in the droop bit I'm going to make the extra effort and add the lining in the sleeves so it's that bit more accurate. I'm tyring to make up for the fact that I can't do the dress in brocade lol. And I don't wanna let lilkimmi27 down by being a bad or unaccurate Gothel!
See photo for what I found.
sleeves (Posted 5th March 2012)
So like usual, I've got utterly distracted this morning after doing something online for mom. I figured whilst I was thinking about it, why not google ref images for patterns on how to do Gothel's sleeves.
I thought I wouldn't find one that easily, but to my surprise I have found one, but I'll need to shorten the fitted part of the pattern slightly I think... I figured out how to do it. What I will use is one of my old sleeve 'patterns' where I cut open one of my old sleeves from a ripped shirt. So I'll use that for the top part (the fitted bit) of Gothel's sleeves, then just fan it out to the right width for the wide part at the elbow.
This is the pattern I'm going with... see photo.
But first I need to sew up the dress! Hopefully I can get that done in the next few days, then I can continue work on Rikku, I'm still trying to hunt down the right motif ribbon trim for Gothel's neckline trim and on the little sash thing... *sigh* its soooo difficult!!
Oh yeah... myself and lilkimmi27 are DEFINITELY in KGT (kita's got talent)!!!!
debate (Posted 11th January 2012)
Ok, so im having a debate with myself. What is the debate I hear you cry! XD!
Do I make her cloak to go with the costume to make a grand entrance and exit with for the Kita Got Talent skit if we get a spot? I'm still waiting on hearing whether me and kim have a spot and I hope we do as our skit will be epic!
So yeah... should I make the cloak?? I can get 3metres of black velvet for £9 in Angel, Islington and gold fabric for about the same amount for the lining possibly next week or a a later date if i do the cloak.
Fabric fabric fabric (Posted 11th January 2012)
So I totally didn't intend on buying anything else until my pay day next week but I found the perfect red velvet fabric today on a stall in Angel, Islington for £3pm which is a bargain for decent velvet! I got 4 and a half metres of it which I think for my frame will be more than enough fabric. I decided to go with velvet for this dress instead of brocade because 1) its cheaper, 2) in the film you barely see the brocade design in the film and 3) trying to find red brocade that even remotely resembles the design on Gothel's dress is near damn impossible without paying out shed loads of money to get it custom printed, and when I have 4 other costumes to make just for Kita that's simply not an option!
Once I've got Re-L near enough complete I'll start working on this as I think it will take some time to get done well. I'm really looking forward to becoming a disney villain and a damn good villain at that! Pic of fabric will come later on.
skit audio (Posted 10th December 2011)
FINALLY after two days of working it through and my laptop not saving it and re doing it... I HAVE DONE THE AUDIO FOR MINE AND LILKIMMI27'S SKIT OF MOTHER KNOWS BEST!!!!
I'm really pleased with the turn out as I've managed to edit it so it sounds like Punzie is saying its her birthday today (on the day of kita's got talent) as that day is Kim's actual birthday! SO with her being my punzie i found it appropriate to edit it so she doesn't say 'tomorrow is my birthday'! This re enactment will be epic! I'm so pleased with the smoothness of the editing considering how much sound goes on throughout that whole scene in Tangled!
So if you're going to Kita you etter come give my little punzie some birthday wishes and watch kita got talent (if we get into it!) and have a giggle with us! Now to send the form off and get moving with the actual costume!