Obsidian
 


Costume :Arwen
Variant :Return of the King "Blood Red" dress
Source :Lord of The Rings
Progress :In Progress
Worn At :AyaCon 2013


Costume Photos

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Costume Information

General
Time Taken : 15 hrs

Description
To make this dress I originally wanted to use only two seams (as the original was made this way) but my fabric was nowhere near wide enough so I had to insert some princess seams at the front and back. The original is also two dresses, however I made it into one dress for ease and to be a bit easier on the bank account!

I didn't finish the costume completely in time for Ayacon, but it was wearable so I threw some braid on the sleeves to make it look a bit nicer. Now that the con is over I plan to recreate the original trim used in the film using embroidery, which will probably take a while but I won't be happy until it is as screen accurate as I can get it!

Comments

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I remember briefly chatting to you in the games room at Aya, you looked amazing ^^

by nanahara on Friday, 23 August, 2013 - 13:03
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Beautiful dress, I love the fabrics you chose. Wish I'd seen this in person at Aya.

by Angelphie on Friday, 23 August, 2013 - 19:44
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You look lovely. Beautiful dress.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 23 August, 2013 - 22:57